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Gove Saulsbury

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42nd and 43rd Governor of Delaware
(March 1, 1865 to January 15, 1867 - Acting)

Succeeded William Cannon

From Dover, Delaware

State Senator 1862-1865

Speaker of the State Senate 1862-1865

Founder of the Wilmington Conference
(Wesley College) in Dover 1873


Born: May 29, 1815   Died: July 1, 1881

Wife: Rosina (unknown)

Children: Margaret, Olivia, Gove Jr., Rose, William

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

Crayon portrait; 20" x 24"

Presented in 1898 by his son,
Mr. William Saulsbury

Collection of Delaware State Museums

Gove Saulsbury

Last Updated: December 12 2018 17:41:06.
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