Robert Ogden Tyler

Born in New York, Robert Ogden Tyler moved to Hartford when he was seven years old. As a teenager, the state of Connecticut appointed him to the United States Military…

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George Ritter

George Ritter was a graduate of Rutgers University and Yale Law School. His law school education was interrupted by his service in World War II. He was a staff sergeant…

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Lemuel R. Custis

Lemuel R. Custis was the last surviving member of the first Tuskegee Airmen class. Before being drafted, Custis earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Howard University. In 1939, he…

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Henry Ward Camp

Henry Ward Camp was born in Hartford. After graduating with high honors from Yale in 1860, he studied law with John Hooker. The Civil War Camp enlisted in the Hartford…

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Daniel Camilliere

Daniel Camilliere was a graduate of the University of Connecticut College of Pharmacy. In 1948, he opened the Rialto Pharmacy with his brother-in-law Carmelo Vasquez. Located on Franklin Avenue in…

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John Burnham

John Burnham was born in Tolland, Connecticut. He enlisted in the Hartford City Guard in July 1861 and served as secretary of the company in 1861 and 1862. The Civil…

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