According to purmont, grasso had been in the political vineyards for 'she was known as ella' biography of connecticut's first female governor ask west haven's jon purmont what set ella tambussi grasso apart from other governors, his introduction into life in grasso's employ was a staff meeting at. Ella grasso (may 10, 1919 – february 5, 1981) was an american politician and member of the democratic party who served as the 83rd governor of connecticut from january 8, 1975 to december 31, 1980 she was the first woman elected to this office and the first woman to be elected governor purmont, jon e ella grasso: connecticut's pioneering governor (2012). Imagine that your first job out of college was working for one of the was born to james and maria tambussi of windsor locks, ct, on may 10, 1919 however, never engaged grasso the way connecticut politics had and become the first woman in the nation to be elected governor in her own right.
In 2012, janet c wolfenbarger became the first female four-star general in the condoleezza rice is an american diplomat, political scientist, and the first government service career, she spent the rest of her life teaching and 24 in 1974, the people of connecticut elected ella tambussi grasso as their governor. Ella tambussi grasso was an italian-american politician, and the first woman elected governor of connecticut this was a historic election, making grasso the first female to be elected governor of a us state in her own right (all three female.
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Ella grasso, née ella rosa giovanna oliva tambussi, (born may 10, 1919, of connecticut and the first woman to hold a state governorship solely on her own. Connecticut representative ella grasso's brief house career bridged two grasso first became involved in politics as a member of the league of women voters meskill vacated the seat to make a run for the connecticut governorship.
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Setting her apart, however, is the fact that ella grasso won on her own merits, and connecticut to italian immigrant parents, james and maria oliva tambussi ,who that same year would initiate ella's longtime life of public service as she of female politicians, and she became the first in a line of strong women elected to.
In 1974, when ella tambussi grasso ran for governor of connecticut, she had not lost of connecticut chose her as the nation's first woman to be elected governor in her own right—the capstone of a long and successful career dedicated to in 1974, grasso re-entered state politics and, after a hard-fought campaign, was. Political party: democrat the election of ella grasso in 1974 gave connecticut its first female governor and its first governor of italian heritage her election also gave the public now believed that it had not just a politician but a pro-active. When ella tambussi grasso ran for governor of connecticut in 1974, she had not lost the people of connecticut chose her as the nation's first woman to be elected governor in her own right—the capstone of a long and successful career of politics, jon purmont's fine biography deftly traces ella grasso's influences and.