Charles Polk

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Birthday
15, 1788
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Oct 27, 1857 (68)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
15, 1788
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Oct 27, 1857 (68)

About

Federalist politician who served twice as Governor of Delaware, and in the Delaware General Assembly.

Before Fame

He studied Law before owning the Knife and Fork Tavern in Delaware.

Trivia

He was made Commissioner-Judge of the Delaware Supreme Court in 1857.

Family Life

He was married to Mary Elizabeth Purnell, and they had nine children together.

Associated With

His distant cousin was President James K. Polk.