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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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Gross went to high school at Hamden Hall Country Day School, which is just down the road from where his practice is located.
And even though people won't go to your closet to look, they will note the clothes that you wear,A" says Hamden.
19 /PRNewswire/ -- 2319 Hamden Center I, LLC, a Belfonti entity that owns the 112,300 square foot One Hamden Center office building recently executed a lease with Waddell & Reed, Inc.
Senior managing director Jay Marshall and senior real estate analyst Christine Riniti worked on behalf of Hamden Plaza Associates, LLC to secure the ten-year, 5.
Rippel owns Quinnipiac Internal Medicine where he cares for patients from Hamden and about 30 other communities.
Children become the victims of adults' inability to adapt to society because they are less likely to resist, Hamden said.
Mason, which will provide boxes to create the baskets and Hamden Rental Center Inc.
He leaves his wife of 44 years, Marie (Hamel) Tivnan; three children, Siobhan Tivnan of Hamden, Conn.
RS Services now has three additional offices in Carrollton, TX, Phoenix, AZ and Hamden, CT to accommodate work with the LightMasterPlus as well as other energy management projects.
A $4 million bridge loan for a 144,000 SF flex/office building in Hamden, Conn.
30:1, air-cooled MX extruder from Merritt Extruder, Hamden, Conn.
Hamden Public Schools currently serves 6,200 students in pre-school to 12th grade, and for the past ten years has used Tyler's Munis[R] solution for its financial and human capital management software.