Joshua Clayton

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Birthday
20, 1744
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Aug 11, 1798 (54)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
20, 1744
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Aug 11, 1798 (54)

About

Federalist politician who served as Governor of Delaware from 1793 to 1796. He also served the state as a U.S. Senator in 1798 and in it's General Assembly.

Before Fame

He went to medical school at the University of Pennsylvania from 1757 to 1762.

Trivia

He was an officer as part of the Continental Army during the American Revolution.

Family Life

He married Rachael McCleary in 1765, and together they had three children: Richard, James and Thomas.

Associated With

He was in office the same time as U.S. President John Adams.