Ronald A. Sarasin
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|Ronald A. Sarasin|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Connecticut's 5th district
January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1979
|Preceded by||John S. Monagan|
|Succeeded by||William R. Ratchford|
|Born||Ronald Arthur Sarasin
December 31, 1934
Fall River, Massachusetts
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1952–1956|
Born in Fall River, Massachusetts, Sarasin attended Center Elementary School in Beacon Falls, Connecticut and graduated from Naugatuck (Connecticut) High School 1952. He served in the United States Navy from 1952 to 1956. Attained rank of petty officer, second class. He earned his B.S., University of Connecticut, Storrs, 1960. and J.D., University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, 1963. He was admitted to the Connecticut bar, 1963. He served as town counsel, Beacon Falls, Connecticut from 1963 to 1972. He served as assistant professor of law at New Haven College, New Haven, Connecticut from 1963 to 1966. He served as member of the Connecticut House of Representatives from 1968 to 1972. He served as assistant minority leader from 1970 to 1972. He served as delegate, Connecticut State Republican conventions, 1968, 1970, 1972, and 1974. He served as delegate, Republican National Convention, 1976.
Sarasin was elected as a Republican to the Ninety-third and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1973-January 3, 1979). He was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-sixth Congress, but was an unsuccessful candidate for election as Governor of Connecticut in 1978. He serves as president, U.S. Capitol Historical Society, 2000 to present.
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