John McKinly

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Birthday
24, 1721
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Aug 31, 1796 (75)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
24, 1721
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Aug 31, 1796 (75)

About

Member of the Federalist Party who became the first elected President of Delaware in 1777. He also served in the Delaware General Assembly.

Before Fame

He was a physician and a lieutenant in the New Castle County militia, as well as a major in the French and Indian War.

Trivia

He contributed to salaries of teachers at the University of Delaware.

Family Life

He married Jane Richardson in 1761.

Associated With

Another politician who represented Delaware like him is Joe Biden.