Shubael Conant (Yale 1732) son of Josiah Conant and Joanna Dimmock of Windham, Connecticut, and the husband of Eunice Williams, the daughter of the Rev. Eleazar Williams. Conant and his family removed to Mansfield, Connecticut where he became a lawyer. In 1739 he was made a lieutenant colonel in the militia. From 1741-1760 he represented Windham in the Connecticut House of Representatives. In 1760 he was elected member of the Upper House until his death in 1775. Conant also served as a judge of the Windham County Court and Windham County Probate Court. Dexter, Biographical Sketches of the Graduates of Yale College.