27 August 2012

• George L. 'Doc' Gunther: Stratford Legislator, Conservationist Dies at 93

”Gunther supported scores of environmental and conservation efforts during his 20 terms in the state Senate. He battled pipelines, protected wetlands and snipped at the red tape tying down long-stalled projects like the redevelopment of Stratford's Army engine plant….

“Gunther's distinguished career in the Legislature followed a four-year term on Stratford's Board of Education and a stint on the Town Council, where he helped set up the first conservation commission in the state. He was a great supporter of efforts to revive the town's historic Shakespeare theater….

Source: CTPost.com

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