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town (1990 pop. 52,434), New Haven co., S Conn.; inc. 1786. The town, settled c.1638, was named for John HampdenHampden, John
, 1594–1643, English parliamentary leader; cousin of Oliver Cromwell. He entered Parliament in 1621, became closely associated with Sir John Eliot, and was imprisoned (1627) for refusing to pay the forced loan demanded by Charles I.
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, the English Puritan. A residential and manufacturing suburb of New Haven, of which it was once a part, Hamden makes machinery, electrical and computer products, metal goods, wire and cable, building materials, fabricated metals, and rolled steel. The town's industrial development dates back to 1798, when Eli WhitneyWhitney, Eli,
1765–1825, American inventor of the cotton gin, b. Westboro, Mass., grad. Yale, 1792. When he was staying as tutor at Mulberry Grove, the plantation of Mrs. Nathanael Greene, Whitney was encouraged by Mrs.
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 set up an arms factory using techniques of mass production. A plaque marks the site. Hamden also has many early mill sites, Colonial and Civil War–era houses, and a restored opera house. Quinnipiac College is in the town.
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Hamden, Director, Human Relations Institute and Clinics, said: EeAoI am privileged to have been honored with the Fellowship status by such a prestigious professional body such as the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.
Her mother thought she was going to school,'' Hamden police Capt.
William H W Crawford, IV, president and CEO of the bank, said that the firm has received regulatory approval to open a new retail-banking branch at 2290 Whitney Avenue in Hamden, Conn.
According to police, Kwame Wells-Jordan, 20, of Hamden and Norman Boone, 23, of New Haven were hiding in the stairwell of the home.
The career-home conflict, says Dr Hamden, is a reality in many homes and as parents juggle work pressures, parenting needs and other imperatives, the fallout of this often is visible in the behavioural traits of children.
Everyone, every day, needs to have time for work, play, love and spiritual time," said Dr Hamden, a US-born psychologist who has practised in Washington, D.
Ludwig is the academic technology coordinator at Hamden Hall Country Day School in Hamden, Connecticut.
The stores in the communities of Canton, Enfield, Stratford and Hamden had operated under the Shaw's banner for Supervalu.
Hamden, Clinical & Forensic Psychologist, Human Relations Institute, UAE, will be the keynote speaker of the closing session at the 1st ASIS International Middle East Security Conference which will be held in Dubai, UAE on 6-8 December 2009.
Doctor Hamden says knowing he has money helps a man feel masculine and gives him a feeling of being in control "The male may look for money as a symbol of power to prove his manliness to provide.
Bacon for Breakfast" is Hamden Lewis's first work of poetry and shows that experience in one field can more than carry over to others, as Lewis's life experience flows through in her verse.
Hamden, Connecticut) and Valone (history), note that the forum focused on lessons learned about philanthropic foundations' role in treating health-related issues in the past century.