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Simeon Selby Pennewill

  • Birth 23 Jul 1867 Greenwood, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
  • Death 10 Sep 1935 Dover, Kent County, Delaware, USA
  • Burial Bridgeville, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
  • Memorial ID 7880715

55th Delaware Governor. A successful investor and businessman, he served in the Delaware State Senate from 1899 to 1907. He was the Republican Party nominee for Governor of Delaware in 1908, and he defeated Democrat Rowland G. Paynter for the office. He served as Governor of Delaware from January 19, 1909 through January 21, 1913.

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  • Originally Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 19 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7880715
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Simeon Selby Pennewill (23 Jul 1867–10 Sep 1935), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7880715, citing Bridgeville Cemetery, Bridgeville, Sussex County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .