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William Henry Harrison Ross

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William Henry Harrison Ross

38th Governor of Delaware
(January 21,1851 to January 16, 1855)

From Seaford, Delaware

Youngest individual elected as Governor

Delegate to the National Democratic Conventions
in 1844, 1848, 1856, 1860

Director of Farmer's Bank

Plantation owner


Born: June 2, 1814 Died:   June 30, 1887

Wife: Emeline Hall

Children: Letitia, James, William, Edward, Caleb,

Sarah, Mary, Laura, John and George

Artist: J. Paul Brown, 1898

Oil portrait; 25 1/2" x 30 1/2"

Presented in 1898 by his widow,
Mrs. William Ross.

Collection of Delaware State Museums

Last Updated: November 07 2014 16:11:32.
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