The Meriden Hall of Fame Association was established in 1975 to honor prominent people, living or deceased, who live or have lived in Meriden, who have distinguished themselves over time in their professional and public lives, and in so doing, have brought honor to the City of Meriden.  Congratulations to the 2017 Honorees who were inducted Oct 22nd at the Hall of Fame Annual Induction Ceremony. Ret Chief Robert Kosienski, Winton Filipek Sr. and Martha Minerva Franklin. We are now accepting nominarions for the 2018 Class of Inductees.

Featured Inductee

Robert E. Kosienski,Sr. (Law/Government/Military)

1934 –

Robert E. Kosienski Sr., born in 1934 and has lived his entire life in Meriden. First graduating Saint Stanislaus Parochial School and then Meriden High School, Class of 1952.  He began a 40-year career with the Meriden Police Department in 1961 as a patrol officer, promoted to Sergeant in 1968, Lieutenant in 1979 and Chief of Police in 1985 which he held until his retirement in 2001. He graduated from the Meriden Police Officers Training progra...

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The Meriden Hall of Fame Inductees are proudly displayed on the walls at City Hall.