Pvt. Samuel Tresser, 1897-1918,
for whom Tresser Blvd. was named, was killed in action,
south of Fismes, France, on August 24, 1918. This was known
as the Battle of St. Mihiel. He is buried in the American military cemetery
near there. He enlisted in the old 7th Company, Connecticut Artillary Co.,
May 13, 1915 and served until his death with this organization, which became
Battery D, 56th Coast Artillary, on being Federalized.
He was the son of
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Tresser and an older brother of Michael Tresser,
who was a long time Republican member of the Stamford Board of Representatives.