Safety Commission, Connecticut

Agency Website

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Statutory Authority

Connecticut General Statutes Sec. 14-315

Agency History

1937, Special Act 37-425

Highway Safety Commission established

1951, Public Act 51-155

Name changed to Connecticut Safety Commission

1979, January 1, Public Act 77-614

Merged with other agencies to create Department of Public Safety

Published Histories/Articles

Connecticut Safety Commission. 25th Anniversary, 1937-1962. Hartford, Safety Commission, 1962. [CSL Call Number Conn Doc Sa17 tw]

Agency Documents

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

Reports are located in:

Digest of Administrative Reports to the Governor. [CSL Call Number ConnDoc F40 d]

Archives Record Group: Not available

List of Executive Directors


Years of Service

Herbert L. Crapo

July 1937-December, 1939; July 1940-June, 1941

Wilfrid E. Brown, Jr.

December, 1939-June, 1940

W. Burke Smith

July 1941-February, 1944

William M. Greene

February 1944-August, 1956

James K. Williams

November 1956-1961

William A. Gruber


Henry R. Murphy


William E. Adint


Nelson E. Douglas