Timothy Moynihan

Timothy Joseph Moynihan (July 28, 1941 –  March 1, 2020) was an American politician who served as a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives from 1975 to 1986.[1]

Timothy Moynihan
Member of the
Connecticut House of Representatives
from the 10th district
In office
Succeeded byGary Berner
Personal details
BornJuly 28, 1941
East Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.
DiedMarch 1, 2020(2020-03-01) (aged 78)
Cape Coral, Florida, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Rosemary Moynihan
Alma materSaint Michael's College


Moynihan attended East Hartford High School and graduated from Saint Michael's College in 1963.[2]


In 1965, Moynihan was elected to the East Hartford High School board of education, on which he served nine years, including five years as board chair. After nine years on the school board, Moynihan ran for the Connecticut House of Representatives as a Democrat. He represented Connecticut's 10th assembly district from 1975 to 1986.[2][3] Moynihan also acted as an informal advisor to Governor William A. O'Neill. During his time in the House, Moynihan collaborated with other Connecticut politicians, including John B. Larson, Chris Dodd, and Richard Blumenthal.[2]

After retiring from the state house, Moynihan served on the MetroHartford Chamber of Commerce. He left that position in 2001.[4] Outside of politics, Moynihan was a real estate agent.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Moynihan's wife, Rosemary Moynihan, also served as a Connecticut state representative.[5] Moynihan served in the United States Army reserve. He died in Cape Coral, Florida.[6]


  1. ^ Timothy Joseph Moynihan-obituary
  2. ^ a b c d Altimari, Daniela (March 1, 2020). ""A legendary leader in East Hartford:" Former state Rep. Tim Moynihan dies". Hartford Courant. Retrieved March 3, 2020.
  3. ^ Madden, Richard L. (August 9, 1981). "Politics; Redistricting, or How 'I Died'". The New York Times. Retrieved March 3, 2020.
  4. ^ "Tim Moynihan, urban catalyst". Hartford Courant. April 11, 2001. Retrieved March 3, 2020.
  5. ^ "Larson Statement on the Passing of Tim Moynihan". Connecticut House of Representatives. March 1, 2020. Retrieved March 3, 2020.
  6. ^ Timothy Joseph Moynihan-obituary