Attilio R. Frassinelli

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Attilio R. Frassinelli (August 7, 1907 – February 1976) was an American politician who was the 78th Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut from 1967 to 1971.[1]

Early life[edit]

Frassinelli was born August 7, 1907 in Stafford Springs, Tolland County, Connecticut.[2]

Political career[edit]

Frassinelli was a Democrat and a member of the Connecticut State House of Representatives from 1947 to 1953. He was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention from Connecticut in 1952 and alternate delegate in 1956 and 1960. From 1967 to 1971, he was the last of four consecutive Lieutenant Governors of Connecticut of governor John N. Dempsey, who had been a governor since 1961.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Brief Descriptions of Connecticut State Agencies, Lieutenant Governor.
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard, Index to Politicians: Frasher to Frazee, Frassinelli.
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard, as above.