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 Gunning Bedford, Sr

Gunning Bedford, Sr

Birth
New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death 30 Sep 1797 (aged 55)
New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Burial New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 7423702 · View Source
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Served as Delaware's 12th Governor from January 19, 1796 to September 28, 1797. He became Delaware's 2nd Governor to die while still in that office. Served as a Lieutenant Colonel during the Revolutionary War, being wounded during the battle of White Plains, New York. Also served in the Delaware General Assembly from 1784 to 1786.

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  • Originally Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 8 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7423702
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gunning Bedford, Sr (7 Apr 1742–30 Sep 1797), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7423702, citing Immanuel Episcopal Churchyard, New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .