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Labor Unions
Politician members in Delaware

  Edward A. Miller (b. 1859) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Smyrna, Kent County, Del., August 30, 1859. Democrat. Newspaper compositor; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 21st District, 1903-04. German ancestry. Member, Typographical Union. Burial location unknown.
  John Edward Reilly Sr. (1893-1963) — also known as John E. Reilly, Sr. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., July 27, 1893. Democrat. Machinist; fire fighter; cafe manager; member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 1st District, 1945-46; defeated, 1946; member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County 2nd District, 1949-63; died in office 1963. Catholic. Member, Holy Name Society; Knights of Columbus; Moose; Eagles. Died, from cancer, in St. Francis Hospital, Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., February 26, 1963 (age 69 years, 214 days). Interment at Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Mary (Canavan) Reilly and James P. Reilly; married 1917 to Alice Magdala Scanlan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Merrill Henry Tilghman (1875-1927) — also known as Merrill H. Tilghman — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Snow Hill, Worcester County, Md., February 9, 1875. Democrat. Railway conductor; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, 1924; candidate for U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1926. Member, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen; Order of Railway Conductors. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., March 7, 1927 (age 52 years, 26 days). Interment at Silverbrook Cemetery and Memorial Park, Wilmington, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Marion Tilghman and Martha Jane (Causey) Tilghman; married, October 18, 1900, to Nora Lowe; second cousin once removed of Frederick Paul Adkins, Elijah Dale Adkins, Wallace Henry White and Arthur Percival White; second cousin twice removed of Bertha Sheppard Adkins, Edward Homer White Jr. and Elijah Dale Adkins Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of William Joseph Allee.
  Political family: White-Dennis-Adkins family of Maryland.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
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