Bennett, Caleb P., 1758-1836

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Dates:
Birth 1758-11-11
Death 1836-05-09
Gender:
Male

Biographical notes:

American soldier, politician, Quaker, from Wilmington, Del.; b. in Pennsylvania; moved to Wilmington in 1761; during the Revolutionary War he attained the rank of captain in the Delaware Regiment; after the war became a businessman in Wilmington and New Castle, Del.; served as captain of artillery and commander of the town of New Castle during the War of 1812; in 1832, he was elected governor of Delaware and died while in office.

From the description of Caleb P. Bennett papers, 1781-1836. (Historical Society of Delaware). WorldCat record id: 70979686

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Subjects:

  • Trials (military offenses)

Occupations:

  • Governors--Delaware
  • Soldiers--United States

Places:

  • Yorktown (Va.) (as recorded)
  • Delaware (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)