The 23rd Annual Stamford St. Patrick's Day Parade
Saturday, March 3, 2018. NOON 
"Rain or Shine"  
     Staging and Step-off on Hoyt Street!


Senator Chris Murphy 
2018 Grand Marshall
Chris Murphy, the junior United States Senator for Connecticut, took office in January 2013. He previously served in the United States House of Representatives, representing Connecticut's 5th congressional district from 2007 to 2013. Before being elected to Congress, Murphy was a member of both chambers of the Connecticut General Assembly, serving two terms each in the Connecticut House of Representatives (1999–2003) and the Connecticut Senate (2003–07).

Senator Murphy has dedicated his career to public service as an advocate for Connecticut families. He has been a strong voice in the Senate fighting for job creation, affordable health care, education, sensible gun laws, and a forward-looking foreign policy. As a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, he has been an outspoken proponent of diplomacy, international human rights and the need for clear-eyed American leadership abroad.  

Senator Murphy grew up in Wethersfield, Connecticut, and attended Williams College in Massachusetts. As an undergraduate exchange student he also studied at the University of Oxford, where he was a member of Exeter College. He graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Law and practiced real estate and banking law with the firm of Ruben, Johnson & Morgan in Hartford, Connecticut. He is married to Catherine Holahan, an attorney. They have two young sons, Owen and Rider, and a cat, Ramona.
 



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