Preserving the Past, Informing the Future
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1871, the State Board of Agriculture is given authority to appoint three Commissioners on Diseases of Domestic Animals, effective July 27, 1871.
1897, July 15, name changed to Commissioner on Domestic Animals, per Public Acts 1897, Chpt. CXCIX.
1947, PA 401 abolishes the Commissioner on Domestic Animals, functions are merged into the Dept. of Farms and Markets
Check the State Library catalog, CONSULS, under these author headings for publications by the agency available in the State Library :
Connecticut. Commissioner on Domestic Animals.
Annual Reports are located in:
1871-1944, [CSL Call Number Conn Doc D71]
State Archives Record Group :
Years of Service
|State Veterinary Surgeon|
|Veterinary Pathologist to the State|
|Eli S. Hough||1894-1895|
|George L. Foskett||1895-1896|
|Wm. B. Sprague||1897-1899|
|Heman O. Averill||1900-1913|
|Jeffery O. Phelps, Jr.||1914-1916|
|Edwin R. Dimock||1933-1938|
|Ray L. Harding||1939-1940|
|Robert E. Foote||1945-1946|
Prepared by the Government Information and Reference Services Unit, 7/2008.