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Simeon Eben Baldwin
Birth: Feb. 5, 1840
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jan. 30, 1927
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

Connecticut Governor. Born the son of Connecticut Governor and U.S. Senator Roger Sherman Baldwin, after graduating from Yale University in 1861, he studied law at Harvard, was admitted to the bar in 1863 and began the practice of law in New Haven, Connecticut. He was a professor emeritus at Yale College, co-founded the American Bar Association, serving as its president in 1890 and was president of the Association of American Law Schools in 1902. He also served on the Connecticut State Supreme Court, (1897-1910). In 1911, he was elected as a Democrat the 65th Governor of Connecticut, serving until 1915. During his time as Governor, the Corrupt Practices Act was passed, a civil service law that installed a merit system for state employees, public utilities commission was founded and a workmen's compensation bill was enacted. After his term, he returned to teaching at Yale College, until his death at age 86. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Susan Winchester Baldwin (1840 - 1931)
 
 Children:
  Florence Winchester Baldwin (1868 - 1872)*
 
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Burial:
Grove Street Cemetery
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: 40 Maple Ave.
 
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Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Oct 23, 2002
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Simeon Eben Baldwin
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Simeon E. Baldwin was a graduate of Hopkins Grammar School and a long-serving trustee.
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