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Originally appearing in Volume V07, Page 951 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PRESIDENTS OF DELAWARE John McKinley . 1776-1778 Caesar Rodney . 1778-1781 John Dickinson 1781-1783 Nicholas Van Dyke . 1783-1786 Thomas Collins . 1786-1789 GOVERNORS Joshua Clayton . 1789-1796 Federalist Gunning Bedford 1796 1797 ,, Daniel Rogers' . 1797-1799 ,, Richard Bassett 1799-1801 James Sykes 2 . 1801—1802 ,, avid Hall 1802-1805 Federalist Nathaniel Mitchell . . 1805-1808 „ George Truett 1808-1811 „ Joseph Haslett . 1811-1814 „ Daniel Rodney 1814-1817 „ John Clarke . 1817-1820 enry Malleston 3 1820 Jacob Stout' 182o-1821 John Collins 1821-1822 Democratic-Republican Caleb Rodney 6 1822 Joseph Haslett 1822-1823 Democratic-Republican Charles Thomas 6 1823—1824 Samuel Paynter . 1824-1827 Federalist Charles Polk 1827-1830 David Hazzard . 1830-1833 American-Republican Caleb P. Bennett . 1833-1836 Democrat Charles Polk' . . 1836-1837 Cornelius P. Comegys. . 1837-1841 William B. Cooper . . 1841-1845 Thomas Stockton 1845-1846 Joseph Mauls 1846 William Temple 9 1840-1847 William Tharp 1847-1851 William H. Ross 1851-1855 Peter F. Causey 1855-1859 Whig-Know-Nothing William Burton 1859-1863 Democrat William Cannon 1863-1865 Republican 'Gove Saulsbury 1° 1865-1871 Democrat James Ponder 1871-1875 ohn P. Cockran 1875-1879 T ohn W. Hall . 1879-1883 Charles C. Stockley 1883-1887 Benjamin T. Biggs 1887-1891 Robert J. Reynolds . 1891-1895 Joshua H. Marvil 1895 William T. Watson” 1895-1897 Ebe W. Tunnell 1897-1901 John Hunn 1901-1905 Republican Preston Lea . 1905-1909 „ Simeon S. Pennewill . 1909 ' Speaker of the senate. Filled unexpired term of Gunning Bedford (d. 1797). 2 Speaker of senate. Filled unexpired term of Richard Bassett, who resigned 18oI. ' Died before he was inaugurated. 4 Speaker of the senate. 6 Speaker of the senate, John Collins dying in 1822. 6 Speaker of senate, Haslett dying in 1823. Speaker of senate. a Speaker of senate, Stockton dying in 1846. 9 Speaker of senate, Maul dying in 1846. 10 As speaker of the senate filled the unexpired term of Cannon (d. 1865), and then became governor in 1867. 11 President of senate, Marvil dying in 1895. - Whig Democrat „ Republican Democrat
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