Peter L. Cashman

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Peter L. Cashman
80th Lieutenant Governor Connecticut
In office
June 7, 1973 – 1975
Governor Thomas J. Meskill
Preceded by T. Clark Hull
Succeeded by Robert K. Killian
Personal details
Born (1936-05-22) May 22, 1936 (age 78)
Cleveland, Ohio
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Kathleen McGuffin Allen
Children Emily Aloise Cashman
Alma mater Yale College

Peter L. Cashman (born May 22, 1936), is an American politician who was the 80th Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut from 1973 to 1975.[1]


Cashman was born in Cleveland, Ohio[2] He graduated from Yale University in 1959 with a BA in American Studies.

Cashman lived in Lyme, New London County, Connecticut. He was an alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1972.[3] From 1970 to 1976 he served as a member of the Connecticut Senate and was President Pro Tempore. and Lt. Governor. Succeeded to the office of Lieutenant Governor by virtue of being President Pro Tempore of the Senate. Took oath of office on June 7, 1973.

In 2012, Cashman worked in Fairfield as the managing director of Building Energy Performance Assessment News, a newsletter on energy consumption.[4]

Cashman is an active investor in commercial real estate and a director of Connecticut Innovations, Inc. He was member of the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund advisory board, a quasi public corporation owned by the State of Connecticut that both promotes energy conservation and invests in new energy technologies. He is past chairman of both Environmental Data Resources, Inc. and The Sanborn Map Company.[5]


  1. ^ Connecticut State Library
  2. ^ The National Conference of Lieutenant Governors
  3. ^ "Peter L. Cashman". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Peter L. Cashman". The New York Times. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Peter L. Cashman". State of Connecticut. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 

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