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Gunning Bedford, Jr.

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Birthplace: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Place of Burial: Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Gunning Bedford and Susannah Bedford
Husband of Jane Ballareau Bedford
Father of Henrietta J. Bedford
Brother of Ann Bedford and Peter Bedford

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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.

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Gunning Bedford, Jr.'s Timeline

1747
April 13, 1747
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
1812
March 30, 1812
Age 64
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States
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Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States