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 Thomas Collins

Thomas Collins

Birth
Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Death 29 Mar 1789 (aged 56–57)
Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Burial Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 7447826 · View Source
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Delaware Governor. He served as Sheriff of Kent County, Delaware and in the Delaware House of Representatives as the Speaker of the House. During the Revolutionary War he was a Brigader General of the Delaware Militia. Served as Delaware's 8th President (Governor) from October 28, 1786 until his death on March 29, 1789. He was the first Governor of Delaware to die in office.

Bio by: Russ Pickett


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  • Originally Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 16 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7447826
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Collins (1732–29 Mar 1789), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7447826, citing Saint Peter's Cemetery, Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .