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William Cannon

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41st Governor of Delaware
(January 20, 1863 to March 1, 1865)

From Bridgeville, Delaware

Delaware House of Representatives 1844-1848

State Treasurer 1849-1851

Merchant

Born: March 15, 1809   Died: March 1, 1865

(8th Governor to die in Office)

Wife: Margaret Ann Barker Laws

Children: William, Lizzie, Sallie, Ellie, Henry, Philip

Artist: Clawson S. Hammitt

Charcoal portrait; 26 1/2" x 32"

Presented in 1917 by his children

Collection of Delaware State Museums

William Cannon


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