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.