GOV. MALLOY & LT. GOV. WYMAN ON PASSING OF FORMER SECRETARY OF THE STATE JULIA TASHJIAN
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman released the following statements on the passing Thursday of Julia H. Tashjian of Windsor, who served two terms as Connecticut Secretary of the State from 1983 to 1991.
“For over 20 years, Julia committed her time, talent and energy to serving the people and State of Connecticut,” Governor Malloy said. “As Secretary of the State, Julia made great strides to modernize the office and encourage greater participation in our democracy. I will remember Julia for her years of public service, cheerful demeanor and pride in her Armenian American heritage. Julia will be missed by all who knew her and I offer my thoughts and prayers to her family during this difficult time.”
Lt. Governor Wyman said, “Julia always had a smile and a laugh for everyone. But behind that easygoing personality she was a very hardworking public servant who was dedicated to her state, her family and her beloved Armenian community.”
For Immediate Release: May 10, 2013