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Curtis Veeder
CHS Buzz January 31, 2015

Celebrating the Life of Curtis Veeder!

On January 31, 2015, will be Curtis Veeder’s 153rd birthday. Curtis Veeder received his first patent at the age of 18 for a new type of bicycle seat. He started his own company in 1895 in Hartford, the Veeder Manufacturing Company, to produce cyclometers – distance trackers for bicycles. The company soon expanded to other…
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Press Release
CHS Buzz January 21, 2015

CT Historical Society Names Richard J. Tuchman Chief Development Officer

Hartford, Conn, January 22, 2015 – Richard J. Tuchman has been named chief development officer for the Connecticut Historical Society (CHS). Tuchman, a prominent Connecticut fundraising professional, began in the position January 12. Before joining CHS, Tuchman served as vice president for university advancement at the University of New Haven. With nearly three decades of…
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Curtis Veeder
January, 2015

Happy Birthday Curtis Veeder!

On Saturday, January 31, 2015, will be Curtis Veeder’s 153rd birthday. Curtis Veeder received his first patent at the age of 18 for a new type of bicycle seat. He started his own company in 1895 in Hartford, the Veeder Manufacturing Company, to produce cyclometers – distance trackers for bicycles. The company soon expanded to other…
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