Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives


GEJDENSON, Samuel, a Representative from Connecticut; born in Eschwege, Germany, in an American displaced persons camp, May 20, 1948; A.S., Mitchell Junior College, New London, 1968; B.A., University of Connecticut, Storrs, Conn., 1970; farmer; broker, FAI Trading Co.; chairman, Bozrah Town Committee, 1973; member, Connecticut house of representatives, 1974-1978; president, Maria Montessori School of Norwich; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-seventh and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-January 3, 2001); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Seventh Congress.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of Connecticut Library
Thomas J. Dodd Research Center

Storrs, CT
Papers: ca. 1981-2000, 236 linear feet. The Sam Gejdenson Collection contains legislative files, reports, correspondence, audiotapes, videotapes. The collection has not yet been organized for unassisted research use. Researchers wishing to access this collection must make prior arrangements with the Curator before visiting Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videoreels, Videocassettes, and Sound Tape Reels: 1982-1994, 6 commercials on 5 videoreels, 15 commercials on 4 videocassettes, 9 commercials on 3 sound tape reels. The commercials were used during Samuel Gejdenson's campaigns for the 1982, 1988, 1990, and 1994 U.S. congressional elections in District 2 of Connecticut, Democratic Party.
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