Merchant Tailor Upon graduating from Hartford High (1875), Herbert Saunders entered the family merchant tailoring business. He was admitted into partnership in 1881 and became president and treasurer in 1912.…

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Born in Denver, Jay Ray MacLeod was the son of actors. Taking the stage name Jay Ray, he performed on Broadway. He became a stage manager of stock companies, working…

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Katharine Hepburn was born and raised in Hartford and West Hartford. She was the daughter of Katharine Houghton, an active supporter of women’s rights, and Thomas Hepburn, Connecticut’s first urologist.…

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Born in Hartford, Charles B. Dillingham was one of the leading theatrical producers in New York City during the first three decades of the 20th century. Dillingham got his start…

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