Born in New Haven, Clarence Wickham resided in Manchester and Hartford during his childhood. After graduating from Hartford Public High School in 1879, he followed in his father Horace’s professional…

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DeWitt Page began his career as a salesman in Hartford and New Britain stores. He later sold insurance. In 1891, he went to Bristol to join New Departure as a…

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Born in Colchester, Charles H. Northam moved to Hartford in 1812 to accept a position at a grocery store. After learning the trade, Northam operated his own grocery with various…

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John Pierpont Morgan was born in Hartford. A graduate of Boston’s English High School, he went to Europe to learn French and German. He then moved to New York to…

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Born in Hartford, Betty Knox graduated from city schools, Miss Wheeler’s School in Providence, and the Yale School of Drama. World War II During World War II, she opened a…

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Elizabeth Hart Jarvis was the first child born to William and Elizabeth Miller Hart Jarvis. Her father was a noted Episcopal minister. Her mother was from a prominent family that…

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George Beach was a prominent businessman and banker. Early Years Beach began his career as a clerk for a West India trade merchant. A few years later, he became a…

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