Ephraim H. Hyde

Ephraim H. Hyde ( born June 1, 1812 in Stafford, Connecticut, † June 18, 1896 ) was an American politician. Between 1867 and 1869 he was Deputy Governor of the State of Connecticut.


About the youth and education of Ephraim Hyde nothing is handed down. Give also about his career beyond politics it in the sources not specified. He became a member of the Democratic Party. In 1851 and 1852 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Connecticut; 1860-1888 he was one of several times in the State Senate. He was ahead of his time as lieutenant governor once served as President Pro Tempore of the incumbent president of this body, which is officially headed by the respective Deputy Governor.

1866 Hyde was elected to the side of James E. English for Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut. This post he held 1867-1869. Yet he was Deputy Governor and Chairman of the State Senate. After the end of his time as Lieutenant Governor, he was still politically active and continued his career as a state senator continued. Ephraim Hyde died on 18 June 1896.