Edward A. Miller (b. 1859) —
of Brooklyn, Kings
Born in Smyrna, Kent
County, Del., August
compositor; member of New York
state assembly from Kings County 21st District, 1903-04.
ancestry. Member, Typographical Union.
Burial location unknown.
John Edward Reilly Sr. (1893-1963) —
also known as John E. Reilly, Sr. —
of Wilmington, New Castle
Born in Wilmington, New Castle
County, Del., July 27,
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.
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
Interment at Cathedral
Cemetery, Wilmington, Del.
of Mary (Canavan) Reilly and James P. Reilly; married 1917 to Alice
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Merrill Henry Tilghman (1875-1927) —
also known as Merrill H. Tilghman —
of Wilmington, New Castle
Born in Snow Hill, Worcester
County, Md., February
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
Died in Dover, Kent
County, Del., March 7,
1927 (age 52 years, 26
Interment at Silverbrook Cemetery and Memorial Park, Wilmington, Del.
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