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Thomas Stockton

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34th Governor of Delaware
(January 21, 1845 to March 2, 1846)

From New Castle, Delaware

Prothonotary of New Castle County, Delaware
1810-1812

Captain under Colonel Winfield Scott at the storming of
Fort George during the War of 1812

Major in U. S. Army 1814

Register in Chancery for New Castle County
1832-1835

Born: April 1, 1781   Died: March 2, 1846

(6th Governor to die in Office)

Wife: Fidelia Johns

Children: Thomas, Jr., William, James, Elizabeth, Fidelia

Artist: Ellen L. B. Wendell (attributed)

Crayon; 20" x 24"

No record of accession; ante 1915

Collection of Delaware State Museums

Thomas Stockton


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