Simeon S. Pennewill

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Birthday
23, 1867
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Sep 10, 1935 (68)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
23, 1867
Birthplace
Delaware
Death Date
Sep 10, 1935 (68)

About

Farmer and member of the Republican Party who served as Governor of Delaware from 1909 to 1913.

Before Fame

He attended Wilmington Conference Academy in Dover and operated his family's peach orchards.

Trivia

He was serving his term when the DuPont Company lost its anti-trust suit, and was forced to become the Hercules Powder and Atlas Powder Companies.

Family Life

He was married to Lydia Wright Elder in 1920, but they soon divorced. He later married Elizabeth Halsey in 1927.

Associated With

He was a politician from Delaware like Jack Markell.