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Thomas Clayton
Birth: Jul., 1777
Massey
Kent County
Maryland, USA
Death: Aug. 21, 1854
New Castle
New Castle County
Delaware, USA

U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator. Son of Delaware's 10th Governor, Joshua Clayton, and cousin of U.S. Senator John Middleton Clayton. Served in Delaware State House of Representatives from 1802 to 1806 and from 1810 to 1813. Served in the Delaware State Senate in 1808 and was appointed the Secretary of State of Delaware by Governor George Truitt serving from 1808 to 1810. Served in the office of Delaware State Attorney General from 1810 to 1815. Elected as a U.S. Congressman to represent Delaware and served from March 4, 1815 to March 3, 1817. Was elected twice to serve in the U.S. Senate from Delaware and served from March 8, 1823 to March 3, 1827 and from January 9, 1837 to March 3, 1847.  (bio by: Russ Pickett) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Jennette Clayton (1780 - 1812)*
 
 Children:
  Jenette M Clayton Frame (1805 - 1848)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Presbyterian Cemetery
Dover
Kent County
Delaware, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: May 28, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7504148
Thomas Clayton
Added by: Russ Pickett
 
Thomas Clayton
Added by: Russ Pickett
 
Thomas Clayton
Added by: Russ Pickett
 
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- Anthony Clayton
 Added: Feb. 25, 2013

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 Added: Jan. 23, 2013
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