|Connecticut Senator from the 35th District|
|Constituency||represents Ashford, Chaplin, Coventry, Eastford, Ellington (part), Hampton, Pomfret, Stafford, Tolland, Union, Vernon, Willington, and Woodstock|
|Born||October 3, 1940|
Tony Guglielmo (born October 13, 1940) is a Republican member of the Connecticut Senate, representing the 35th District since 1993.He represents northeastern Connecticut, including the towns of Ashford, Chaplin, Coventry, Eastford, Ellington (part), Hampton, Pomfret, Stafford, Tolland, Union, Vernon, Willington, and Woodstock. He previously served on the Small Business Administration Advisory Council and the Council on Aging.
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Guglielmo holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Connecticut and a M.A. in history from Trinity College in Hartford. He is president and co-owner of the Penny-Hanley & Howley Co. Inc. independent insurance agency in Stafford, and he has served as a past board member of the Connecticut Association for the Prevention of Child Abuse, Connecticut Student Loan Association, Tolland Bank, and the Johnson Memorial Hospital.
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