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 William Gustavus Whiteley

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William Gustavus Whiteley

Birth
Newark, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death 23 Apr 1886 (aged 66)
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Burial Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 7526360 View Source
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US Congressman. He 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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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 2 Jun 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7526360
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/7526360/william-gustavus-whiteley : accessed ), memorial page for William Gustavus Whiteley (7 Aug 1819–23 Apr 1886), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7526360, citing Old Broad Street Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .