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Sussex County

Politicians who died in Sussex County

  Sussex County (no city given): John M. Houston, 1893 — Willard F. Deputy, 1938 — Tilghman S. Johnson, 1966
  Bridgeville: William Cannon, 1865 — Ralph M. Collison, 1975
  Cool Spring: William Peery, 1800
  Dagsboro: Rufus D. Lingo, Jr., 1923
  Near Dagsboro: William Hill Wells, 1829
  Georgetown: Thomas Cooper, 1829 — Elisha Dickerson Cullen, 1862 — John W. Houston, 1896 — Charles C. Stockley, 1901 — Caleb R. Layton, 1930 — John M. Richardson, 1930 — Howard Wellington Bramhall, 1962
  Laurel: Nathaniel Mitchell, 1814 — Joshua Hopkins Marvil, 1895 — E. Frank LeCates, 1947 — Elbert N. Carvel, 2005
  Lewes: Caleb Rodney, 1840 — Samuel Paynter, 1845 — Joseph Maull, 1846 — Franklin C. Maull, 1912 — Ebe Walter Tunnell, 1917 — Charles H. Maull, 1925 — Hiram R. Burton, 1927 — Wilbur L. Adams, 1937 — Eli P. Pepper, 1939 — William F. Allen, 1946 — Robert G. Houston, 1946 — James H. Hughes, 1953 — John W. Gibson, 1976 — Herbert B. Warburton, 1983 — John J. Williams, 1988 — Nutter D. Marvel, 1988 — Luke E. Terry, 1998 — Eugene D. Bookhammer, 2013
  Near Lewes: John A. Lingo, 1925
  Milford: Daniel Rogers, 1806 — William Burton, 1866 — Peter F. Causey, 1871 — William Frederick Causey, 1902 — Jonathan S. Willis, 1903 — William T. Watson, 1917 — S. John Abbott, 1923 — Henry A. Houston, 1925 — Ralph E. Willey, 1951 — John Annett, 1976 — Blanche R. Bennett, 1977
  Millsboro: John A. Lingo, 1900 — Charles D. Lingo, 1949 — George S. Williams, 1961 — Fred J. Brittingham, 1962 — Harvey H. Lawson, 1975 — Carlton L. Lingo, 1980
  Milton: James Ponder, 1897
  Rehoboth Beach: Joseph F. McGurk, 1962 — Howard W. Robison, 1987
  Seaford: Edward L. Martin, 1897 — Isaac S. Giles, 1933 — Charles H. Wheatley, 1953 — Howard H. Dickerson, 1966 — Jennings H. Moore, 1969 — Thomas F. Johnson, 1988 — Leon F. Trivits, 2009
  Near Seaford: Charles T. Wheatley, 1933
  Selbyville: Fred Pepper, 1953
  Trinity: Archie B. Lingo, 1912
   See also Delaware deathplaces not assigned to counties.
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