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Lewis Sperry


Lewis Sperry was born in the town of South Windsor, January 23, 1848.

He has always resided at East Windsor Hill. He prepared for college at Monson Academy in the class of 69, and graduated from Amherst in 1873. He studied law in the office of Waldo, Hubbard & Hyde, in Hartford, and was admitted to the bar March 30, 1875. He opened an office in this city shortly after, and has continued in legal practice here ever since. He was married, November 7, 1878 to Miss Elizabeth Ellsworth Wood, daughter of Dr. Wm. Wood of East Windsor Hill, and they have two children. Mr. Sperry held the appointment of county coroner for Hartford county from June, 1883, to April, 1891, when he resigned.

In politics he is a democrat; in religious sympathies a Congregationalist, though not a church member. He was elected November 4, 1890, to represent the first district in the national house of representatives, taking his seat at the assembling of the fifty-second congress.

SourceIllustrated Popular Biography of Connecticut - 1891 Compiled and Published by J. A. Spalding Hartford Conn.  Press of the Case, Lockwood and Brainard Company 1891

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