List of people from Stamford, Connecticut

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Notable people in the past and present associated with Stamford, Connecticut:

Art[edit]

Business[edit]

Entertainers[edit]

In addition to the people listed here, there are many professional wrestlers and executives associated with World Wrestling Entertainment living in Stamford since the city is home to WWE's corporate headquarters.

Government and politics[edit]

French Premier Georges Clemenceau by Nadar

Literature, writing, journalism[edit]

Music[edit]

Religion[edit]

Sports[edit]

Jackie Robinson in his now-retired number 42 jersey.

Other[edit]

James Angelo (Jim) Verinis with his wartime Scottish Terrier Stuka, 1943

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Fox, Margalit (December 31, 2010). "Paul Calle, Postage Stamp Designer, Is Dead at 82". The New York Times. Retrieved December 31, 2010. 
  3. ^ "John A. Ten Eyck Dead, Painter and Etcher. Artist Was Widely Known for His Landscapes and Studies of Still Life.". The New York Times. October 22, 1932. Retrieved July 11, 2008. ... died today at his home on Shippan Point of a heart affection that ended an illness ... 
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  8. ^ Parry, Wynne, "Vaudeville and Beyond: Before the heyday of movies and television, stages offered a cavalcade of acts", article, The Advocate of Stamford, Connecticut, December 24, 2007, pp 1, A4, Norwalk and Stamford editions (article states: "Houdini wrote in some notes that he spent summers in his 'country home in Stamford, Connecticut', according to the book, Houdini: The Man Who Walked Through Walls")
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  23. ^ a b Nova, Susan, "Manor is rich with history: Offer has been accepted to buy 5,300-square-foot (490 m2) home", news article in the Real Estate section of The Advocate of Stamford (daily newspaper), Friday, April 20, 2007, pp R1, R4
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  26. ^ Lockhart, Brian, "Promoter praised for keeping the music playing: Jim Koplik honored as one of statte's finest", news article, The Advocate of Stamford, Connecticut, March 10, 2007, pages 1, A6
  27. ^ Lee, Natasha, "Highest honor: Stamford police remember fallen colleagues", news article in The Advocate of Stamford, May 15, 2007, p 1, A4, Stamford Edition, picture caption (page 1): "Cyndi Lauper, a Stamford resident, sings the national anthem at the memorial ceremony [...]"
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  30. ^ "Chris Dudley". databaseBasketball.com. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  31. ^ a b "Ex-LPGA golfer Jane Geddes now working for WWE". Newsday. 
  32. ^ "Ryan Haggerty". NHL.com. 
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  34. ^ "Dan Sileo". Pro-Football-Reference.Com. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  35. ^ "Gene Tunney". Find A Grave. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  36. ^ "Pavia names Bobby Valentine Stamford's public safety director". Stamford Advocate. 
  37. ^ http://www.ct.gov/ctportal/cwp/view.asp?a=843&q=246434
  38. ^ http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9F00E5DB1139F930A35751C1A964948260&sec=health&pagewanted=1
  39. ^ "James A. Verinis". IMDb. 

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