|Contact: Steve Jensen
|October 13, 2013|
GOV. MALLOY & LT. GOV. WYMAN ON THE PASSING OF FORMER STATE COMPTROLLER J. EDWARD CALDWELL
(HARTFORD, CT) - Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman on Saturday released the following statements regarding the passing of J. Edward Caldwell, the longest serving State Comptroller in Connecticut history, who held that office from 1975 to 1991:
"Ed Caldwell dedicated his life to serving the public, beginning with his service to our nation in the US Army during World War II," Governor Malloy said. "Through his time as State Senate Majority Leader and as State Comptroller among his other civic positions, he had an unwavering passion for the people he served and left an indelible mark on the State of Connecticut. My condolences and prayers are with his friends and family."
"Ed was a great public servant who cared deeply about his family and about serving the people of Connecticut with dedication and integrity," Lt. Governor Wyman said. "I will remember him as a man with a special singing voice whose legacy serves as an example for anyone in public service to follow."