|Richard D. Hubbard (1818-1884)
Artist: Karl Gerhardt (1853-1915)
Connecticut born Hubbard entered Yale University in 1835.
He graduated and began studying law in 1839.
He was elected to Congress in 1867 and was governor of Connecticut from 1877 to 1879.
He was known for his abilities as an orator and statesman.
He was an individual who did his best to remain non-partisan and think only of the best interests of the state.
Courtesy of the League of Women Voters of Connecticut, Inc.