PoliticalGraveyard.com
The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Delaware: Lieutenant Governors


Lieutenant Governors of Delaware, 1901-2015 (May be incomplete!)
Philip L. Cannon 1901-05 Isaac Thomas Parker 1905-09 John M. Mendinhall 1909-13 Colen Ferguson 1913-17 Lewis T. Eliason 1917-21 J. Danford Bush 1921-25 James Hall Anderson 1925-29 J. Henry Hazel 1929-33 Roy F. Corley 1933-37 Edward W. Cooch 1937-41 Isaac J. MacCollum 1941-45 Elbert N. Carvel 1945-49 Alexis I. du Pont Bayard 1949-53 John W. Rollins, Sr. 1953-57 David P. Buckson 1957-60 Eugene Lammot 1961-65 Sherman W. Tribbitt 1965-69 Eugene D. Bookhammer 1969-77 James D. McGinnis 1977-81 Michael N. Castle 1981-85 S. B. Woo 1985-89 Dale E. Wolf 1989-92 Ruth Ann Minner 1993-2001 John C. Carney 2001-09 Matthew P. Denn 2009-15

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1920 Nov 2: J. Danford Bush (Rep), elected; Herman C. Taylor (Dem & Prohibition), defeated; James D. Thomson (Socialist), defeated.
  • 1924 Nov 4: Merrill H. Tilghman (Dem), defeated.
  • 1940 Nov 5: Isaac J. MacCollum (Dem), elected; Earle D. Willey (Rep), defeated; David A. Waxman (Liberal Democratic), defeated.
  • 1944 Nov 7: Elbert N. Carvel (Dem), elected; Clayton A. Bunting (Rep), defeated; J. Olan Jones (Prohibition), defeated.
  • 1948 Nov 2: Alexis I. du Pont Bayard (Dem), elected; Chester V. Townsend, Jr. (Rep), defeated; Herbert B. Wood (Prohibition), defeated; Pehr Lundberg (Socialist), defeated.
  • 1952: John W. Rollins, Sr. (Rep), elected.
  • 1956 Nov 6: David P. Buckson (Rep), elected; Vernon B. Derrickson (Dem), defeated.
  • 1960: William V. Roth, Jr., defeated.
  • 1972 Nov 7: Eugene D. Bookhammer (Rep), elected; Clifford B. Hearn, Jr. (Dem), defeated; William Drummond (American), defeated; Earl F. Dawson (Prohibition), defeated.
  • 1984 Nov 6: S. B. Woo (Dem), elected; D. Battle Robinson (Rep), defeated.
  • 1988: Dale E. Wolf (Rep), elected.
  • 1996 Nov 5: Ruth Ann Minner (Dem), elected; Sherman N. Miller (Rep), defeated; Danny Ray Beaver (Libertarian), defeated.
  • 2000 Nov 7: John C. Carney (Dem), elected; Dennis Rochford (Rep), defeated.
  • 2004 Nov 2: John C. Carney (Dem), elected; James P. Ursomarso (Rep), defeated; Michael R. Dore (Ind), defeated; John M. Reda (Libertarian), defeated.
  • 2008 Nov 4: Matthew P. Denn (Dem), elected; Charles L. Copeland (Rep), defeated; Peter K. Cullen (Blue Enigma), defeated.
  • 2012 Nov 6: Matthew P. Denn (Dem), elected; Cheryl Valenzuela (Rep), defeated; Margaret McKeown (Libertarian), defeated.
  • "Enjoy the hospitable entertainment of a political graveyard."
    Henry L. Clinton, Apollo Hall, New York City, February 3, 1872
    The Political Graveyard

    The Political Graveyard is a web site about U.S. political history and cemeteries. Founded in 1996, it is the Internet's most comprehensive free source for American political biography, listing 312,576 politicians, living and dead.
      The listings are incomplete; development of the database is a continually ongoing project.  
      Information on this page — and on all other pages of this site — is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. Users are advised to check with other sources before relying on any information here.  
      The official URL for this page is: https://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/DE/ofc/ltgov.html.  
      Links to this or any other Political Graveyard page are welcome, but specific page addresses may sometimes change as the site develops.  
      If you are searching for a specific named individual, try the alphabetical index of politicians.  
      More information: FAQ; privacy policy; cemetery links.  
      If you find any error or omission in The Political Graveyard, or if you have information to share, please see the biographical checklist and submission guidelines.  
    Copyright notices: (1) Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. (2) Politician portraits displayed on this site are 70-pixel-wide monochrome thumbnail images, which I believe to constitute fair use under applicable copyright law. Where possible, each image is linked to its online source. However, requests from owners of copyrighted images to delete them from this site are honored. (3) Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2019 Lawrence Kestenbaum. (4) This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.
    Site information: The Political Graveyard is created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum, who is solely responsible for its structure and content. — The mailing address is The Political Graveyard, P.O. Box 2563, Ann Arbor MI 48106. — This site is hosted by HDL. — The Political Graveyard opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on March 10, 2021.

    Creative 
Commons License Follow polgraveyard on Twitter [Amazon.com]