Samuel Paynter

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Birthday
24, 1768
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Oct 2, 1845 (77)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
24, 1768
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Oct 2, 1845 (77)

About

A member of the Federalist Party who served as Governor of Delaware from 1824 to 1827, and was in the Delaware General Assembly.

Before Fame

He was a member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Lewes, and grew up in a wealthy family due to his father's business.

Trivia

As Governor he helped construct the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal and also worked as a merchant.

Family Life

He married Elizabeth Rowland in 1796 and they had six children.

Associated With

He was a Governor of Delaware like John Hunn.