Janet M. Mills

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Janet Marsico Mills
Member of the
Connecticut House of Representatives
from the 140th District
In office
Preceded by John Atkin
Succeeded by Douglas Mintz
Personal details
Born ca. 1921
Norwalk, Connecticut[1]
Died 1991[2]
Norwalk, Connecticut
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) David W. Mills
Residence Norwalk, Connecticut
Alma mater Merrill Business School[3]

Janet Marsico Mills (born ca. 1921, Norwalk, Connecticut – death 1991, Norwalk, Connecticut) was a Republican member of the Connecticut House of Representatives from Norwalk, Connecticut's 140th House district.

Early life and family[edit]

She was born and raised in Norwalk.[3] She married David W. Mills after he came back from serving in World War II in 1945.

Political career[edit]

Mills was President of the Norwalk Republican Women's Association, President of the Norwalk Taxpayer's League, a member of the coalition for Children and Youth, Inc., a member of the Education and Housing for Fairfield 2000 organization and the State Legislative Task Force on Interracial Adoption.[2] She served as a Commissioner of the Norwalk Housing Authority from 1983 to 1987, including as Vice-Chairman.[2]

She made her first attempt at elected office in 1982 against incumbent Democrat John Atkin,[4] but was defeated.

She tried again in 1984, and defeated Atkin for the seat.

She was defeated for re-election in 1986 by Douglas Mintz.[5]


  1. ^ The Norwalk Hour
  2. ^ a b c House Resolution No. 8
  3. ^ a b [1]
  4. ^ The Norwalk Hour
  5. ^ Norwalk Hour, November 5, 1986 Democrats, p 25
Preceded by
John Atkin
Member of the
Connecticut House of Representatives
from the 140th District

1985 – 1987
Succeeded by
Douglas Mintz