Bennett, Caleb P., 1758-1836

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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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Birth 1758-11-11

Death 1836-05-09

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