Eric D. Coleman

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Eric D. Coleman
Connecticut Senator from the 2nd District
In office
1995 – 2017 (resigned)
Preceded by Thirman L. Milner
Constituency represents Bloomfield, Hartford, and Windsor
Personal details
Born 1951
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Pamela Coleman
Residence Bloomfield

Eric D. Coleman is a Democratic Party politician in the United States. He currently serves as state senator of Connecticut's 2nd District, representing Bloomfield, Hartford, and Windsor. He served as a state representative from 1983 to 1994, and currently holds the position of Deputy President Pro Tempore in the Connecticut Senate.

Coleman is a graduate of Pomfret School, Columbia University, and the University of Connecticut School of Law.

In 2001, he became the first African-American to chair the Judiciary Committee, and now holds the chairmanship of the Planning and Development Committee.

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Connecticut House of Representatives
Preceded by
William A. DiBella
Connecticut State Representative for the First District
Succeeded by
Kenneth P. Green
Connecticut Senate
Preceded by
Thirman L. Milner
Connecticut Senator from the Second District
Succeeded by