Judge Abraham Bordon

Judge Abraham Bordon was born in Russia (now Piater, Ukraine) on October 7, 1891. His family emigrated to the United States in 1898 and settled in Hartford. He graduated from Hartford Public High School in 1910 and entered a four-year law program at Cornell University. Bordon was elected¬†to the HartfordRead More →

David T. Chase

David Theodore Chase was born in Kielce, Poland in 1929 to an architect father and mother who worked in a bank. In 1943, he, his parents and younger sister were sent to Auschwitz, where his mother and sister were killed almost immediately. His older sister was adopted by a non-JewishRead More →

Dr. Fanny Karp Radom

Born December 28, 1876 in Ukraine, she graduated from the University of Kharkov before coming to the U.S. in 1893, where she studied at the Brooklyn College of Pharmacy and the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania. She was one of the first women to be licensed as a pharmacist inRead More →

Ann Heilpern Randall

Born in Hartford on July 19, 1908, she was a graduate of the Connecticut College of Creative Arts. Known as an actress, director, producer, and teacher, she established the Randall School of Creative Arts in 1945 by bringing together talented theater people in her studio. She was appointed head ofRead More →