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Coal, Ice, and Fuel Dealer Politicians in Delaware

  Harry Ennis Mayhew (1906-1972) — also known as Harry E. Mayhew — of Milford, Kent County, Del. Born in Milford, Sussex County, Del., April 16, 1906. Democrat. Trucking business; coal and ice dealer; member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 10th District, 1955-58; Speaker of the Delaware State House of Representatives, 1957-58; member of Delaware state senate from Kent County 5th District, 1959-62; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1960. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Tall Cedars of Lebanon; Shriners; Rotary. Suffered a heart attack while he and his wife were driving home from Wilmington, and was dead on arrival at Kent General Hospital, Dover, Kent County, Del., July 21, 1972 (age 66 years, 96 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Milford, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Delilah Ann 'Lida' (Deputy) Mayhew (1870-1940) and James Henry Mayhew (1872-1943); married, July 28, 1928, to Frances Abbott (1909-2000); third cousin twice removed of Harry Marshall Deputy (1876-1962) and Willard Francis Deputy; fourth cousin of Delmar E. Deputy.
  Political family: Deputy family of Milford, Delaware.
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