The Education of Ella Grasso

  By Jon E. Purmont (c) Connecticut Explored inc. Aug/Sep/Oct 2004 Subscribe/Buy the Issue!   When Giacomo (James) Tambussi, of Perleto, Italy and Maria Oliva of Voghera, Italy, the parents of Ella Tambussi Grasso, Connecticut’s first female governor, arrived in Windsor Locks early in the 20th century, they followed tens of thousands of Europeans who immigrated … Continue reading The Education of Ella Grasso