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Gunning Bedford, Sr

  • Birth 7 Apr 1742 New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
  • Death 30 Sep 1797 New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
  • Burial New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
  • Memorial ID 7423702

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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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • 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 .