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 Gove Saulsbury

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Gove Saulsbury

  • Birth 29 May 1815 Sussex County, Delaware, USA
  • Death 31 Jul 1881 Dover, Kent County, Delaware, USA
  • Burial Dover, Kent County, Delaware, USA
  • Memorial ID 7498971

Politician. Elected as Delaware's 43rd Governor and served from January 15, 1867 to January 17, 1871. One of the founders of Wesley College in Dover, Delaware in 1873. Served as President of the Delaware Medical Society 1861. Served in the Delaware State Senate from 1862 to 1865 and held the office of Speaker of the Senate in 1865. Became Delaware's 42nd Governor upon the Death of Governor William Cannon and served from March 1, 1865 to January 15, 1867.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 27 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7498971
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gove Saulsbury (29 May 1815–31 Jul 1881), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7498971, citing Methodist Cemetery, Dover, Kent County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .