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George Brunjes

George Brunjes

George R. Brunjes (April 24, 1889 – December 1, 1968) was a Democratic one term mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut, USA from 1955 to 1957 and principal of Franklin Junior High School.[1]

George R. Brunjes
27th Mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut
In office
Preceded byIrving Freese
Succeeded byIrving Freese
Personal details
Born(1889-04-24)April 24, 1889
Brooklyn, New York
DiedDecember 1, 1968(1968-12-01) (aged 79)
Norwalk, Connecticut
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Dorothy Burr
Residence(s)Norwalk, Connecticut

Political career

In 1955, Brunjes ran for mayor against the three-term incumbent mayor, Irving Freese, and the previous Republican candidate Stanley Stroffolino who was running under the Independent Taxpayers Party. Brunjes beat Stroffolino by 2,157 votes.

He lost his re-election attempt in 1957 to Freese. After his term, he served on the City Hall Building Committee. He died at a convalescent home in Norwalk in 1968.[2]


  1. "Norwalk, Connecticut". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved April 19, 2022.
    - "List of mayors of Norwalk, 1913 – present". Docstoc. Archived from the original on June 26, 2015.
  2. "Obituary 8 -- No Title". The Hartford Courant. December 3, 1968. p. 22. Retrieved January 1, 2017.
    - "George Brunjes, 79, Dies; Norwalk Mayor in 1955". The Bridgeport Post. 2 December 1968. p. 33. Retrieved January 1, 2017 via

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