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John Wallace Houston, US Congress (1814 - 1896)

US Congressman. He was elected to represent Delaware as an At-Large delegate to the United States House of Representatives, serving three terms from 1845 until 1851. At the end of his third term he w...

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Elisha Dickerson Cullen, US Congress (1799 - 1862)

U.S. Congressman. Elected to represent Delaware as a U.S. Congressman and served from 1855 to 1857. Elisha Dickerson Cullen (April 23, 1799 – February 8, 1862) was an American lawyer and p...

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George R. Riddle, US Senate & House (1817 - 1867)

George Read Riddle (1817 – March 29, 1867) was an American engineer, lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party who served a...

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Thomas Cooper (1764 - 1829)

U.S. Congressman. Served in the Delaware State House of Representatives from 1803 to 1808 and the Delaware State Senate in 1808. Elected as represent Delaware as a U.S. Congressman and served from 1813...

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Dr. Caleb R. Layton (1851 - 1930)

Dr. Caleb Rodney Layton (September 8, 1851 – November 11, 1930) was an American physician and politician, from Georgetown, in Sussex County, Delaware. He was a member of the Republican Party, ...

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Tom Carper, Governor, U.S. Senator MP

Thomas Richard "Tom" Carper (born January 23, 1947) is the senior United States Senator from Delaware, serving since 2001. A member of the Democratic Party, Carper served in the United States House o...

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Michael Castle, Governor (1939 - d.)

Michael Newbold "Mike" Castle (born July 2, 1939) is an American politician who was Governor of Delaware from 1985 to 1992 and the U.S. Representative for Delaware's at-large congressional district f...

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J. Caleb Boggs, Governor, U.S. Senator (1909 - 1993)

James Caleb "Cale" Boggs (May 15, 1909 – March 26, 1993) was an American lawyer and politician from Claymont, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a veteran of World War II, and a member of ...

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Thomas W. Miller (1886 - 1973)

Thomas Woodnutt Miller (June 26, 1886 – May 5, 1973) was an American businessman, lawyer and politician, from Wilmington, Delaware, and Reno, Nevada. He was a veteran of World War I and a memb...

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Benjamin T. Biggs, Governor (1821 - 1893)

Benjamin Thomas Biggs (October 1, 1821 – December 25, 1893) was an American farmer and politician from Middletown, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a veteran of the Mexican-American War ...

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William Temple, Governor (1814 - 1863)

) William Temple (February 28, 1814 – May 28, 1863) was an American merchant and politician from Smyrna, in Kent County, Delaware. He was a member of the Whig Party, and later the Democratic P...

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James A. Bayard, U.S. Senator (1767 - 1815)

) .James Asheton Bayard II (July 28, 1767 – August 6, 1815) was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Federalist Party, who ...

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Daniel Rodney, Governor, U.S. Senator (1764 - 1846)

Daniel Rodney (September 10, 1764 – September 2, 1846) was an American merchant and politician from Lewes, in Sussex County, Delaware. He was a member of the Federalist Party, and later the Na...

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George B. Rodney (1803 - 1883)

George Brydges Rodney (April 2, 1803 – June 18, 1883) was an American lawyer and politician from New Castle, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Whig Party, who served as Un...

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John J. Milligan MP (1795 - 1875)

John Jones Milligan (December 10, 1795 – April 20, 1875) was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Whig Party, who served as...

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Kensey Johns, Jr. (1791 - 1857)

. Kensey Johns, Jr. (December 10, 1791 – March 28, 1857) was an American lawyer and politician from New Castle, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Federalist and Whig Parti...

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Louis McLane, US Senator, Sec'y of the Treasury & State MP (1786 - 1857)

Louis McLane (May 28, 1786 – October 7, 1857) was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware, and Baltimore, Maryland. He was a veteran of the War of 181...

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Thomas Clayton, U.S. Senator MP (1777 - 1854)

Thomas Clayton (July 1777 – August 21, 1854) was an American lawyer and politician from Dover in Kent County, Delaware. He was a member of the Federalist Party and later the Whig Party. He ser...

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Henry M. Ridgely, U.S. Senator (1779 - 1847)

Henry Moore Ridgely was born in Dover, Delaware on August 6, 1779. His father, Charles, was a doctor and Delaware colonial and state legislator who had been a delegate to the first state constitution...

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Nicholas Van Dyke, U.S. Senator (1770 - 1826)

) Nicholas Van Dyke (December 20, 1770 - May 21, 1826) was an American lawyer and politician from New Castle, Delaware. He was a member of the Federalist Party, who served in the Delaware General Ass...

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James Madison Broom (1776 - 1850)

James Madison Broom (1776 – January 15, 1850) was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Federalist Party, who served as U. S. ...

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Dr. Henry Latimer, U.S. Senator (1752 - 1819)

) Dr. Henry Latimer (April 24, 1752 – December 19, 1819) was an American physician and politician from Newport, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was elected to the Continental Congress from ...

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John Patten (1746 - 1800)

Major John Patten (April 26, 1746 – December 26, 1800) was a United States farmer and politician from Dover, in Kent County, Delaware. He was an officer of the Continental Army in the American R...

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John M. Vining, U.S. Senator (1758 - 1802)

John Middleton "Jack" Vining (December 23, 1758 – February, 1802) was an American lawyer and politician from Dover, in Kent County, Delaware. He was a Continental Congressman from Delaware, an...

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Caesar A. Rodney, U.S. Senator and Attorney General (1772 - 1824)

Caesar Augustus Rodney (January 4, 1772 – June 10, 1824) was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic-Republican Par...

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