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Kent County

Politicians who died in Kent County

  Kent County (no city given): Jehu Davis, 1802
  Adamsville: Charles M. Adams, 1899
  Camden: John Hunn, 1926
  Clayton: Franklin Brockson, 1942
  Dover, 1700-1799: Dyre Kearney, 1791 — James Sykes, 1792
  Dover, 1800-1899: James Sykes, 1822 — Nicholas Ridgely, 1830 — Henry M. Ridgely, 1847 — John M. Clayton, 1856 — Martin Waltham Bates, 1869 — Charles Brown, 1883 — Willard Saulsbury, Sr., 1892 — Joseph P. Comegys, 1893 — Eli Saulsbury, 1893 — Nathaniel B. Smithers, 1896 — James L. Wolcott, 1898
  Dover, 1900-1999: John B. Penington, 1902 — Wilson L. Cannon, 1905 — Reynolds Clough, 1918 — Merrill H. Tilghman, 1927 — Harry A. Richardson, 1928 — Richard R. Kenney, 1931 — Simeon S. Pennewill, 1935 — Douglass C. Allee, 1937 — J. Frank Allee, 1938 — Josiah O. Wolcott, 1938 — John M. Houston, 1941 — William H. Boyce, 1942 — T. Clayton Horsey, 1949 — E. Paul Burkholder, 1950 — William C. Paradee, 1957 — Roy Allen Cannon, 1963 — Sudler H. King, 1968 — Charles L. Terry, Jr., 1970 — Jesse S. Cooper, Jr., 1971 — Harry E. Mayhew, 1972 — Henry J. Ridgely, 1990 — Walton H. Simpson, 1993
  Near Dover: John Patten, 1800 — Daniel M. Ridgely, 1937
  Duck Creek (now Smyrna): John Cook, 1789 — Thomas Collins, 1789
  Felton: George Truitt, 1818 — Samuel C. Hughes, 1936
  Frederica: John W. Hall, 1892
  Hartly: Roger A. Davis, 1967 — Roger E. Davis, 1993
  Milford: Charles Polk, 1857 — James R. Lofland, 1894 — John W. Causey, 1908 — George W. Marshall, 1915 — Sherman W. Tribbitt, 2010
  Near Petersburg: Robert J. Reynolds, 1909
  Smyrna: John H. Hoffecker, 1900 — William H. Baggs, 1908 — Walter O. Hoffecker, 1934 — Clifford Pryor, 1984
  Near Smyrna: John Fisher, 1823
  Wyoming: Charles du Pont Ridgely, 1966
   See also Delaware deathplaces not assigned to counties.
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