Connecticut’s Trail-Blazing Ann Uccello Turns 100

More than half a century after she made history by becoming the first female big-city (Hartford, Connecticut) mayor in the U.S., Ann Uccello was honored Thursday by her family and friends as she turned 100.

With a street in her hometown named after her and as the subject of a recent biography, Uccello is, at her centennial, a living figure of history. When she turned 99 a year ago, WTNH-TV (Hartford) anchor Dennis House interviewed the former mayor soon after she had finished a bout with COVID — something that had taken the lives of so many of her contemporaries.

On Monday, the lady still addressed across Greater Hartford as ”Mayor Ann” demonstrated that she is still following politics when she spoke to Newsmax.

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