Douglas Mintz

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Douglas C. Mintz
Member of the
Connecticut House of Representatives
from the 140th District
In office
Preceded by Janet M. Mills
Succeeded by Donnie Sellers
Personal details
Born 1952
Political party Democratic
A Connecticut Party
Spouse(s) Elaine Valecca Mintz
Residence Norwalk, Connecticut
Alma mater University of Michigan (B.G.S.)
Western New England College (J.D. 1978)
Occupation Lawyer

Douglas C. Mintz (born 1952) is a judge on the Stamford/Norwalk District Superior Court in Connecticut.[1] He is a former Democratic member of the Connecticut House of Representatives from Norwalk, Connecticut's 140th House district. He resigned his seat to become a judge, causing a vacancy and a special election was held to fill it in February 1993.

Early life and family[edit]

He is the son of Lewis and Lea Mintz. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.G.S. and from Western New England College with a J.D. He was admitted to the bar in 1978.[2] In 1991, while serving in the Connecticut House, he met and married, the former Democratic Clerk in the Appropriations Committee Elaine Valecca.[3]

Political career[edit]

He was chair of the Norwalk Conservation Commission.[4][5]

He defeated incumbent Republican Janet M. Mills in 1986.

In 1992, he was selected by Governor Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. to become a Superior Court judge.[6] A special election was called to fill the vacancy.[7]

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Preceded by
Janet M. Mills
Member of the
Connecticut House of Representatives
from the 140th District

1986 – 1992
Succeeded by
Donnie Sellers