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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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