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Thomas Collins

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Thomas Collins

8th President of Delaware
October 28, 1786 to March 29, 1789

From Smyrna, Delaware

Sheriff of Kent County 1764

Lt. Colonel in Caesar Rodney's Upper Kent Militia 1775

Member of the Assembly of the Lower Three Counties

Member of Constitutional Convention 1776

Speaker of the Senate 1778, 1780-1781

Judge of Common Pleas Court 1782


Born: 1732 Died: 1789

(1st Governor to die in Office)

Wife: Sarah (last name unknown)

Children: William, Elizabeth, Mary, Sarah
Paper Photograph

Copy of black silhouette; 15 1 /4" x 1 2 1 /2"

Gift by Jane Karmgard for
Margaret Mulhausen (deceased)
through Elizabeth Hancock, 1997

Collection of Delaware State Museums

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