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John Grosvenor Rowland, American former governor, former congressman. Recipient Distinguished Service award, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Holy Cross Alumni Assn, Malcolm Baldridge award, Ella Grasso award. Ambassador, St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbury; board directors American Cancer Society, Waterbury; chairman Republican Governor's Associate, Washington, District of Columbia, 2001. Member of Tau Kappa Epsilon (president since 1978).

Background

Rowland, John Grosvenor was born on May 24, 1957 in Waterbury, Connecticut, United States. Son of Sherwood L. and Florence (Jackson) Rowland.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Villanova University, 1979. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Hartford. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University New Haven.

Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Teikyo Post College.

Career

Member Connecticut House Representatives from 73rd District, 1981—1985, minority whip, 1982—1984. Member United States Congress from 5th Connecticut district, 1985-1991. Governor State of Connecticut, 1995—2004.

President Rowland Associates.

Membership

Ambassador, St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbury. Board directors American Cancer Society, Waterbury. Chairman Republican Governor's Associate, Washington, District of Columbia, 2001.

Member of Tau Kappa Epsilon (president since 1978).

Connections

Married Deborah Nabhan (divorced). Children: Kirsten Elizabeth, Robert John, Julianne Marie. Married Patty Rowland.

Stepchildren: Ryan, Scott.

father:
Sherwood L. Rowland

mother:
Florence (Jackson) Rowland

spouses:
Deborah Nabhan

Patty Rowland

children:
Kirsten Elizabeth Rowland

Robert John Rowland

Julianne Marie Rowland

Ryan Rowland

Scott Rowland