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William Gustavus Whiteley
Birth: Aug. 7, 1819
Newark
New Castle County
Delaware, USA
Death: Apr. 23, 1886
Wilmington
New Castle County
Delaware, USA

US Congressman. Served as Prothonotary of New Castle County Delaware from 1852 to 1856. Elected to represent Delaware to the U.S. Congress and served from 1857 to 1861. Served a second time as Prothonotary of New Castle County Delaware from 1862 to 1867. Elected and served as Mayor of Wilmington, Delaware from 1875 to 1878. Appointed a member of the commission to settle fishery disputes between New Jersey and Delaware in 1877. (bio by: Russ Pickett) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Nancy Potter Elmer Whiteley (1824 - 1893)*
 
 Children:
  William Gustavus Whiteley (1854 - 1905)*
 
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Burial:
Old Broad Street Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Bridgeton
Cumberland County
New Jersey, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Jun 02, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7526360
William Gustavus Whiteley
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