John Hunn

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Birthday
23, 1849
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Sep 1, 1926 (77)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
23, 1849
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Sep 1, 1926 (77)

About

American politician and member of the Republican party who served as Governor of Delaware from 1901 to 1905. He was notably the first Governor to allow women to be admitted to the University of Delaware.

Before Fame

He operated a merchandized fruit, lumber, and lime business in Wyoming before being elected, and continued the business throughout his life.

Trivia

He was a gas company industrialist and was part of the Republican party mostly for that reason.

Family Life

He married Sarah Cowgill Emerson in 1874 and together they had one child.

Associated With

He was the Governor of Delaware like Jack Markell.