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William A. O'Neill
Birth: Aug. 11, 1930
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Nov. 24, 2007
East Hampton
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA

Governor of Connecticut. Elected Lieutenant Governor in 1978, he succeeded Governor Ella Grasso upon her resignation in December 1980. He was elected in 1982 and again in 1986 and would serve until 1991, at the time the longest tenure for a Connecticut Governor in nearly 200 years. He was a State Representative from 1966-1978 and came to greater prominence when named Chairman of the State Democratic Party by Grasso in 1975. He died from complications related to chronic emphysema. (bio by: CMF) 
 
Burial:
State Veterans Cemetery
Middletown
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
 
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Originally Created by: CMF
Record added: Nov 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23083768
William A. O'Neill
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William A. O'Neill
Added by: Ruth
 
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Semper Fi.
- Bruce and Wendy Linz
 Added: Aug. 12, 2012
You were quite man. You are missed Cousin Bill!
- Billy
 Added: Jul. 19, 2012

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