SARASIN, Ronald Arthur, (1934 - )

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

SARASIN, Ronald Arthur, a Representative from Connecticut; born in Fall River, Bristol County, Mass., December 31, 1934; attended the public schools of Connecticut; B.S., University of Connecticut, Storrs, 1960; J.D., University of Connecticut Law School, Storrs, 1963; served in the United States Navy during the Korean conflict, 1952-1956; attained rank of petty officer, second class; admitted to the Connecticut bar, 1963; served as town counsel, Beacon Falls, Conn., 1963-1972; assistant professor of law at New Haven College, New Haven, Conn., 1963-1966; member of the Connecticut state house of representatives, 1968-1972; assistant minority leader, 1970-1972; delegate, Connecticut State Republican conventions, 1968, 1970, 1972, and 1974; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1976; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-third and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1973-January 3, 1979); was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-sixth Congress, but was an unsuccessful candidate for election as Governor of Connecticut in 1978; president, U.S. Capitol Historical Society, 2000 to present.