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William Tharp Watson

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William Tharp Watson

51st Governor of Delaware
(April 8, 1895 to January 19, 1897)

Succeeded Joshua Hopkins Marvil

From Milford, Delaware

State Senator 1892-1895

Speaker of Delaware Senate 1895-1897

Director of Delaware, Maryland and Virginia Railroad

Born: June 22, 1849   Died: April 14, 1917

Wife: Harriet Beale

Children: William, Jr.

Artist: J. Paul Brown, 1898

Crayon portrait; 18 3/4" x 14 3/4"

Collection of Delaware State Museums

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