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William Tharp

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William Tharp

37th Governor of Delaware
(January 19, 1847 to January 21, 1851)

From Farmington, Delaware

Member of State Senate 1838

Involved with Delaware Railroad

Plantation owner


Born: November 27, 1803   Died: January 9, 1865

Wife: Mary Johnson

Children: Ruth, Ann, Mary Elizabeth, Martina, Williamina

Artist: Ethel P B. Leach, 1927

Oil portrait; 31" X 37 1/2"

Presented in 1927 by his greatgrandson,
William Tharp Watson, Milford, Delaware

Collection of Delaware State Museums

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