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us: Comegys, Cornelius P. (Cornelius Parsons), 1780-1851


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    • us: Comegys, Cornelius Parsons, 1780-1851
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        17800115
    • Death Date

        18510127
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Kent County (Md.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Dover (Del.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Dover (Del.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Whig Party (U.S.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Delaware. Militia. Regiment, 5th
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Kent County (Del.). Tax Office
        • Affiliation Start: 1809
        • Affiliation End: 1811
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Delaware. General Assembly. House of Representatives
        • Affiliation Start: 1812
        • Affiliation End: 1816
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Farmers Bank of the State of Delaware
        • Affiliation Start: 1818
        • Affiliation End: 1829
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Delaware. Office of the State Treasurer
        • Affiliation Start: 1818
        • Affiliation End: 1834
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Delaware. Division of revenue
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Agriculture
          (lcsh) Legislation
            (lcsh) Finance, Public
              (lcsh) Banks and banking
                politics
                  legislature
                    government
                      military
                        finance
                      • Occupation

                          (lcsh) Farmers
                            (lcsh) Legislators
                              (lcsh) Governors
                                (lcsh) Politicians
                                  (lcsh) Bank employees
                                    Speakers of the House (State governments)
                                      Treasurers
                                        Presidential electors
                                          Delaware. Militia--Officers
                                      • Related Terms

                                        • us: Delaware. Governor (1837-1841 : Comegys)
                                      • Sources

                                        • found: Wawa, Inc. Historical collection, 1737-1965 (Cornelius P. Comegys; Cornelius Parsons Comegys; gov. of Delaware, 1836-41; b. Jan. 15, 1780, Kent Co., Md.; d. Jan. 27, 1851, Dover, Del.; farmer and merchant near Dover, Del.; Del. State Rep., 1811-16; Del. state treas., 1818-1834; cashier, Farmers Bank at Dover, 1818-1829)
                                        • found: National Governors Association online, March 22, 2016 (Cornelius Parsons Comegys; Whig; born Kent County, Maryland, January 15, 1780; during War of 1812, commanded the 5th Regiment of the Delaware militia as a major, adjutant general, and lieutenant colonel commandant; Kent County's commissioner of tax 1809-1811; member of Delaware House of Representatives, and served as Speaker of the House 1812-1816; Delaware's state treasurer 1818-1834; presidential elector in 1831; retired from public life after his term as governor; died January 27, 1851 and is buried at the Whatcoat Cemetary in Dover, Delaware)
                                      • Change Notes

                                        • 1993-01-19: new
                                        • 2016-04-14: revised
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