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Gunning Bedford, Sr.

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12th Governor of Delaware
January 19, 1796 to September 28, 1797

From New Castle, Delaware

Lt. Colonel in Col. John Haslet's Regiment 1776

Prothonotary for New Castle County 1777

Member of the Continental Congress 1783-1786

Attorney General of Delaware 1784

Register of Wills 1788

First United States District Judge 1789

Lawyer

Merchant

Born: April 7, 1742   Died: September 28, 1797

(2nd Governor to die in Office)

Wife: Mary Read

Children: none

Artist: Ellen L. B. Wendell, 1898?


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