Historical records matching Gunning Bedford, Jr.
About Gunning Bedford, Jr.
Gunning Bedford, Jr. (1747 – March 30, 1812) was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He served in the Delaware General Assembly, as a Continental Congressman from Delaware and as a delegate to the U.S. Constitutional Convention of 1787. He is often confused with his cousin, Gunning Bedford, Sr. an officer in the Continental Army during the American Revolution and Governor of Delaware.
Parents: Gunning Bedford 1720-1802 and Susannah Jacquett c.1724-1766
Freemason: first Grand Master of Masons in Delaware.