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United States representative , politician , member of the Connecticut House of Representatives

Lewis Sperry, American lawyer. Member Connecticut House of Representatives, 1876; member 52d and 53d Congresses (1891-1895), 1st Connecticut District; Member Delta Upsilon.

Background

Sperry, Lewis was born on January 23, 1848 in E. Windsor Hill, S. Windsor, Hartford Company, Connecticut, United States. Son of Daniel and Harriet F. (Pelton) Sperry.

Education

He attended the district school and Monson Academy, Monson, Massachusetts and was graduated from Amherst College, Massachusetts in 1873. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in March 1875 and commenced practice in Hartford, Connecticut.

Career

Later, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second and Fifty-third Congresses (March 4, 1891 - March 3, 1895). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1894 to the Fifty-fourth Congress. After Congress, he again resumed the practice of his profession in Hartford, Connecticut.

He died at East Windsor Hill, town of South Windsor, Connecticut in 1922 and was buried in South Windsor Cemetery.

Membership

Member Connecticut House of Representatives, 1876. Member 52d and 53d Congresses (1891-1895), 1st Connecticut District. Member Delta Upsilon.

Connections

Married Elizabeth E. Wood, of E. Windsor, November 7, 1878.

father:
Daniel Sperry

mother:
Harriet F. (Pelton) Sperry

spouse:
Elizabeth E. Wood