WELCOME

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 will be accepting nominarions soon for the 2018 Class of Inductees.

Featured Inductee

Winton (Wint) Filipek (Sports)

1925 – 2005

Winton (Wint) Filipek was born in Meriden on May 18, 1924 and died on June 4, 2005. While tennis is the sport that he found success, he also showed athletic skills in baseball, bowling, and basketball. As a student in the 1930s at St. Stanislaus School, his first tennis court, the Crescent Street Courts, became the practice area leading him to his Meriden men’s singles title at age 15 in 1939, and again in 1940 and 1949.  During the late 1950s and early 19...

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