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William Temple

36th Governor of Delaware
(May 6, 1846 to January 19, 1847 - Acting)

Succeeded Joseph Maull

From Smyrna, Delaware

Youngest Governor to serve

Member of the State House of Representatives
1844-1846

Speaker of the House of Representatives 1846

State Senator 1848-1852

Elected Member of Thirty Eighth Congress

Born: February 28, 1814   Died: May 28, 1863

Wife: Sarah Anne Ringgold

Children: Sarah, Emma and R.L.

Artist: Ellen L. B. Wendell (attributed), 1898

Chalk drawing over a photograph; 20" x 24"

Presented in 1898 by his son,
R. L. Temple, Esq.

Collection of Delaware State Museums


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