Comptroller, Office of the State

Agency Website

Statutory Authority

Connecticut General Statutes Sec. 3-111 through 3-123

Agency History

1786, Connecticut State Constitution Article 4, Section 24

Office established

Published Histories/Articles

Not available

Archived State Comptroller website as harvested by the Connecticut State Library, Connecticut Digital Archives.

Agency Documents

Check the State Library catalog for availability of publications by the agency:

Annual Reports are located in:

[CSL Call Number ConnDoc C736 r]

Digest of Administrative Reports to the Governor [CSL Call Number ConnDoc F40 d]
2002-, online version

State Archives Record Group: RG 008

List of Comptrollers

Comptroller

Town & Pol.

Term of Service

Years of Service

James Wadsworth

Durham, O

1786-88

2 yrs.

Oliver Wolcott

Litchfield, O

1788-90

2 yrs.

Ralph Pomeroy

Coventry, O

1790-91

1 yr.

Andrew Kingsbury

Hartford, O

1791-93

2 yrs.

John Porter

Lebanon, O

1793-1806

13 yrs.

Elisha Colt

Hartford, O

1806-19

13 yrs.

James Thomas

Hartford, O

1819-30

11 yrs.

Elisha Phelps

Simsbury, O

1830-34

4 yrs.

Roger Huntington

Norwich, O

1834-35

1 yr.

Gideon Welles

Hartford, D

1835-36

1 yr.

William Field

Pomfret, O

1836-38

2 yrs.

Henry Kilbourn

Hartford, O

1838-42

4 yrs.

Gideon Welles

Hartford, D

1842-44

2 yrs.

Abijah Carrington

New Haven, O

1844-46

2 yrs.

Mason Cleveland

Hampton, O

1846-47

1 yr.

Abijah Catlin

Harwinton, O

1847-50

3 yrs.

Rufus G. Pinney

Stafford, D

1850-54

4 yrs.

John Dunham

Norwich, W

1854-55

1 yr.

Alexander Merrell

New London, A

1855-56

1 yr.

Edward Prentis

New London, A

1856-57

1 yr.

Joseph G. Lamb

Norwich, AR

1857-58

1 yr.

William H. Buell

Clinton, R

1858-61

3 yrs.

Leman W. Cutler

Watertown, R

1861-66

5 yrs.

Robbins Battell

Norfolk, U

1866-67

1 yr.

Jesse Olney

Straford, D

1867-69

2 yrs.

James W. Manning

Putnam, R

1869-70

1 yr.

Seth S. Logan

Washington, D

1870-71

1 yr.

James W. Manning

Putnam, R

1871-73

2 yrs.

Alfred R. Goodrich

Vernon, D

1873-77

4 yrs.

Charles C. Hubbard

Middletown, D

1877-79

2 yrs.

Chauncey Howard

Coventry, R

1879-81

2 yrs.

Wheelock Batcheller

Winsted, R

1881-83

2 yrs.

Frank D. Sloat

New Haven, R

1883-85

2 yrs.

Luzerne I. Munson

Waterbury, R

1885-87

2 yrs.

Thomas Clark

N. Stonington, R

1887-89

2 yrs.

John B. Wright

Clinton, R

1889-91

2 yrs.

Nicholas Staub

New Milford, D

1891-95

4 yrs.

Benjamin P. Mead

New Canaan, R

1895-99

4 yrs.

Thompson S. Grant

Enfield, R

1899-1901

2 yrs.

Abiram Chamberlain

Meriden, R

1901-03

2 yrs.

William E. Seeley

Bridgeport, R

1903-05

2 yrs.

Asahel W. Mitchell

Woodbury, R

1905-07

2 yrs.

Thomas D. Bradstreet

Thomaston, R

1907-13

6 yrs.

Daniel P. Dunn

Windham, D

1913-15

2 yrs.

Morris C. Webster

Torrington, R

1915-21

6 yrs.

Harvey P. Bissell

Ridgefield, R

1921-23

2 yrs.

Frederick M. Salmon

Westport, R

1923-33

10 yrs.

Anson F. Keeler

Norwalk, R

1933-35

2 yrs.

Charles C. Swartz

Norwalk, D

1935-39

4 yrs.

Fred R. Zeller

Stonington, R

1939-41, 43-45, 47-49, 51-59

14 yrs.

John M. Dowe1

Killingly, D

1941-43, 45-46

3 yrs. 4 m.

Raymond S. Thatcher2

E. Hampton, D

1946-47, 49-51, 59-66

10 yrs. 2 m. 4 d.

James J. Casey3

Winchester, D

1966-67

5 m. 16 d.

Louis I. Gladstone

Bridgeport, D

1967-71

4 yrs.

Nathan G. Agostinelli

Manchester, R

1971-75

4 yrs.

J. Edward Caldwell

Bridgeport, D

1975-91

16 yrs. 1d.

William E. Curry, Jr.

Farmington, D

1991-95

4 yrs.

Nancy S. Wyman

Tolland, D

1995-2011

15 yrs.

Kevin Lembo Guilford, D 2011-present  

Source: Register and Manual, 2004.