Donald DeFronzo

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Donald J. DeFronzo
Connecticut Senator from the 6th District
In office
Preceded byThomas Bozek
Succeeded byTheresa Gerratana
Constituencyrepresents Berlin, Farmington, and New Britain
Personal details
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Diane DeFronzo
ResidenceNew Britain

Donald J. DeFronzo is an American politician. He was a Democratic state senator from Connecticut from 2003 until 2011 when he was appointed Department of Administrative Services commissioner by Governor Dan Malloy.

A resident of New Britain, DeFronzo represented Berlin, Farmington, and New Britain in the Connecticut Senate. Prior to being elected to the Senate, he served as mayor of New Britain from 1989 to 1993.[1]

He holds degrees from Fairfield University and the University of Connecticut. He currently serves as Governor William A. O’Neill Endowed Chair in Public Policy and Practical Politics at Central Connecticut State University.[2]

On August 24, 2017, Governor Dan Malloy named DeFronzo chair of the CT Lottery Corporation.[3]

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  1. ^ "Donald DeFronzo". Ballotpedia. 2011. Retrieved 7 December 2017.
  2. ^ "CPPSR Welcomes Donald J. DeFronzo as O'Neill Chair Holder". Central Connecticut State University. Center for Public Policy & Social Research. June 2016. Retrieved 8 December 2017.
  3. ^ KEITH, PHANEUF (24 August 2017). "Malloy names DeFronzo to chair lottery board". the CT Mirror. Retrieved 8 December 2017.

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Preceded by
Thomas Bozek
Connecticut Senator from the Sixth District
Succeeded by
Theresa Gerratana