Military service, if any shown is the highest rank obtained

( Words in "Bright Blue" on this website are links )


Portrait of Gov. Carvel
( Official State Portrait )



( January 18, 1949   ~   January 20, 1953 )

" 1st 4 Year Term "


( January 16, 1945   ~   January 18, 1949 )

Sussex County

Democrat   ~   Age 38   ~   Businessman   ~   Episcopalian

Interesting Facts:


       Portrait of Gov. Carvel   

     " Elbert Nortrand Carvel " 
    ( 1962 Photo )
      52nd and 55th Governor to be elected to office.

      First individual in Delaware to received over 100,000 votes in an election.

      Served First Term: January 18, 1949 to January 20, 1953.

      Served Second Term: January 17, 1961 to January 19, 1965.

      1st Lieutenant Governor to be later elected as Governor.

      2nd Lieutenant Governor to run for Governor.

      4th Lt. Governor to be of a different party than the Governor.

      Survived longer than any other elected Governor in Delaware History ~ " Age 94 ".

      Years of Elected Service to Delaware: " 12 ".

Date & Place of Birth:
     February 9, 1910 - Shelter Heights, Long Island, N.Y.

Parents:
     Arnold W. & Elizabeth (Nostrand) Carvel

Married: ( 1932 )
      ( Clicking on the highlighted names " below " show where they are interred - many include photos )

     Ann Hall Valliant Carvel ~ ( 1906 ~ 2005 )

     Children:
          Edwin Valliant Carvel
          Elizabeth " Betty " Carvel Palmer ~ ( 1934 ~ 2013 ) ~ married Charles Palmer
          Ann Hall Carvel House - married David House
          Barbara Carvel Krahn - married Robert Krahn

Facts about his life:

      Elected as Delaware's " 12th Lieutenant Governor " by defeating Clayton Bunting during the 2nd term of " Governor Walter W. Bacon " and served from January 16, 1945 to January 18, 1949

      Elected as the 61st Governor of Delaware in 1948 by defeating Hyland F. George and served from January 18, 1949 to January 20, 1953 ~ ( 1st Term )

      " Alexis I. du Pont Bayard " was elected as Delaware's 13th Lieutenant Governor and served with Governor Carvel.

      Defeated in his bid for a 2nd term as Delaware's Governor in 1952 by " J. Caleb Boggs "

      Defeated in his bid for a U.S. Senate seat in 1958 by incumbant " Senator John J. Williams "

      Elected the 64th Governor of Delaware by defeating previous Lt. Governor " John Rollins " for office and served from January 17, 1961 to January 19, 1965 - ( 2nd Term )

      "Eugene Lammot" was elected as Delaware's 16th Lt. Governor and served with Governor Carvel.

      Defeated in his bid for a U.S. Senate seat in 1964 by incumbant " Senator John J. Williams "

      Military Service: None

Date & Place of Death:
     February 6, 2005 - Laurel, De. - Age 94

Place of burial:
     Carvel Family Cemetery, Kent Island, MD

     "Click Here" for Governor Carvel's "Find A Grave" record.

Home(s):
     Laurel, Delaware

To view a photo of " Governor Carvel's " Burial / Headstone site:
                  

To view Governor Carvel's " Wikipedia Article " originally created from this page's info:
                  

" Delaware Statewide Election Results "

" Elbert N. Carvel "

( winner marked in " Maroon "  /    *   =  incumbant )

Year
Office
Name
Election
Type 
Party
    Votes    
Percent
1944
Lieutenant Governor
Elbert N. Carvel
General
Democratic
44,524
51 %
 
 
 Clayton A. Bunting 
 
Republican
 42,595 
49 %
 
1948
Governor
Elbert N. Carvel
General
Democratic
75,339
54 %
 
 
Hyland P. George
 
Republican
64,996
46 %
 
1952
Governor
Elbert N. Carvel *
General
Democratic
81,772
48 %
 
 
J. Caleb Boggs
 
Republican
88,977
52 %
 
1958
U.S. Senator
Elbert N. Carvel
General
Democratic
72,152
47 %
 
 
John J. Williams *
 
Republican
82,280
53 %
 
1960
Governor
Elbert N. Carvel
General
Democratic
100,792
52 %
 
 
John W. Rollins
 
Republican
94,043
48 %
 
1964
U.S. Senator
Elbert N. Carvel
General
Democratic
96,850
48 %
 
 
John J. Williams *
 
Republican
103,782
52 %



      

 " Elbert N. Carvel " 
( 1999 Photo )



Portrait of Gov. Boggs
( Official State Portrait )



( January 20, 1953 - December 30, 1960 - 2 Terms )


( January 3, 1947 - January 3, 1953 - 3 Terms )


( January 3, 1961 - January 3, 1973 - 2 Terms )

New Castle County

Republican   ~   Age 43   ~   Lawyer   ~   Methodist

Interesting Facts:


       Portrait of Gov. Boggs

    " Cale Boggs "
    ( 1972 Photo )

      53rd and 54th Governor to be elected to office.

      Awarded the " Bronze Star ", " Legion of Merit " and " Croix de Guerre ".

      His brother, Captain Edgar Clayton Boggs, was Killed In Action during World War II.

      Resigned office during end of 2nd term to accept United States Senate seat.

      Was the " 1st " Delaware Governor, out of only 2, to be the " Chair " of the National Governors Association ( 1959 ~ 1960 ) ~ The only other Governor was " Governor Thomas R. Carper " ( 1998 ~ 1999 )

      Years of Elected Service to Delaware: " 26 ".

Date & Place of Birth:
     May 15, 1909 ~ Cheswold, Delaware

Parents:
     Edward Jefferson & Lettie (Vaughn) Boggs

Married:
      ( Clicking on the highlighted names " below " show where they are interred - many include photos )

     Elizabeth "Bess" Muir Boggs - ( 1908-1992 )

     Children:
          James Caleb Boggs, Jr.
          Marilu Boggs

Facts about his life:

      Attended the rural schools; graduated from the University of Delaware at Newark in 1931 and from Georgetown University Law School, Washington, D.C., in 1937

      Admitted to the bar in 1938 and commenced practice in Dover, Delaware.

      Served during the Second World War in the United States Army 1941-1946, Colonel, 6th Armored Cavalry, 3rd Army ( General George Patton's )

      Deputy Judge of the Family Court of New Castle County, De., 1946

      Elected as a Republican to the Eightieth Congress by defeating incumbant " Congressman Philip A. Traynor " and also to the Eighty-first, and Eighty-second Congresses and served from January 3, 1947 to January 3, 1953; was not a candidate for renomination in 1952

      Elected the 62nd Governor of Delaware by defeating incumbant " Governor Elbert N. Carvel " for office and served from January 20, 1953 to January 18, 1957 - (1st Term)

      " John Rollins " was elected as Delaware's 14th Lt. Governor and served with Governor Boggs.

      Elected to a second term as the 62nd Governor of Delaware by defeating James H. Tyler McConnell for office and served from January 18, 1957 to December 18, 1960 - (2nd Term)

      " David P. Buckson " was elected as Delaware's 15th Lt. Governor and served with Governor Boggs.

      Elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1960, defeating incumbant " Joseph Allen Frear, Jr. "; reelected in 1966 and served from January 3, 1961 to January 3, 1973; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1972 to Delaware's past U.S. Senator and past U.S. Vice President, " Joseph R. Biden, Jr. "

      Practiced law in Wilmington, De.; was a resident of Wilmington, De., until his passing

Date & Place of Death:
     March 26, 1993 - Wilmington, De. - Age 83

Place of burial:
     Presbyterian Cemetery ( Delaware State Museum ), Dover, Delaware.

Home(s):
     Claymont, Delaware, ( private residence )

To view a short bio for " Governor Boggs' ":
                  

To view a photo of " Governor Boggs' " Burial / Headstone site:
                  

To view Governor Boggs' " Wikipedia Article " originally created from this page's info:
                  

To view " James Caleb Bogg's " U.S. Congress Biographical Page:
                  

" Delaware Statewide Election Results "

" James Caleb Boggs "

( winner marked in " Maroon "  /    *   =  incumbant )

Year
Office
Name
Election
Type 
Party
    Votes    
Percent
1946
U.S. Representative
J. Caleb Boggs
General
Republican
63,516
56 %
 
 
Philip A. Traynor *
 
Democratic
 49,105 
44 %
 
1948
U.S. Representative
J. Caleb Boggs *
General
Republican
71,127
51 %
 
 
J. Carl McGuigan
 
Democratic
 68,909 
49 %
 
1950
U.S. Representative
J. Caleb Boggs *
General
Republican
73,313
57 %
 
 
Henry M. Winchester
 
Democratic
 56,091 
43 %
 
1952
Governor
J. Caleb Boggs
General
Republican
88,977
52 %
 
 
Elbert N. Carvel ^
 
Democratic
 81,772 
48 %
 
1956
Governor
J. Caleb Boggs
General
Republican
91,965
52 %
 
 
J. H. Tyler McConnell
 
Democratic
 85,047 
48 %
 
1960
U.S. Senator
J. Caleb Boggs
General
Republican
98,874
51 %
 
 
J. Allen Frear, Jr. *
 
Democratic
96,090
49 %
 
1966
U.S. Senator
J. Caleb Boggs *
General
Republican
97,268
59 %
 
 
James M. Tunnell, Jr.
 
Democratic
67,263
41 %
 
1972
U.S. Senator
J. Caleb Boggs *
General
Republican
112,844
49 %
 
 
Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
 
Democratic
116,006
50 %




       

"Gov. Bogg's Grave Site"
( 2003 - Photo by Russ Pickett )




Portrait of Gov. Buckson
( Official State Photo )


( December 30, 1960   ~   January 17, 1961 )

( " Assumed Office from Gov. Caleb Boggs upon his resignation " )


( January 15, 1957   ~   December 30, 1960 )


( January 15, 1963   ~   January 19, 1971 )

Kent County

Republican   ~   Age 40   ~   Lawyer, Judge   ~   Methodist

Interesting Facts:


       Portrait of Gov. Buckson   

    " Dave Buckson "

      Governor for 19 days.

      1st Lieutenant Governor to assume the office of Governor.

      Veteran of World War II.

      Years of Elected Service to Delaware: " 12 "

Date & Place of Birth:
     July 25, 1920 ~ Townsend, Delaware

Parents:
     Leon and Margaret Hutchison Buckson

Married: ~ ( Twice )

     Betty Savin Buckson - Married in 1945

        Children:
              Deborah Gray Buckson
              Brian Roth Buckson

     Patricia Maloney Buckson - Married in 1963

        Children:
              Marlee Buckson
              David Buckson
              Eric Buckson
              Kent Buckson

Facts about his life:

      Elected as Delaware's " 15th Lieutenant Governor " by defeating Vernon B. Derrickson and served from January 15, 1957 to December 30, 1960

      Was sworn in as Delaware's 63rd Governor after the resignation of " Governor J. Caleb Boggs " to become Delaware's U.S. Senator and Buckson served from December 30, 1960 to January 17, 1961 - ( 19 days )

      Elected as Delaware's Attorney General and served from 1963 to 1971

      Defeated in his bid to become Delaware's 65th Governor by " Charles L. Terry, Jr. "

      Appointed as a Family Court Judge in 1975 by " Governor Sherman W. Tribbitt "

      Military Service: Major, WW II, Served in Southwest Pacific.

Date & Place of Death:
     January 17, 2017  ~  Milford, Delaware  ~  Age 96

Place of burial:
     Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery Millsboro, Delaware

Home(s):
     Laurel, Delaware
     Camden, Delaware

To view a short bio for " Governor Buckson ":
                  

To view a photo of " Governor Buckson's " Burial / Headstone site:
                  

To view Governor Buckson's " Wikipedia Article " originally created from this page's info:
                  

" Delaware Statewide Election Results "

" David Penrose Buckson "

( winner marked in " Maroon "  /    *   =  incumbant )

Year
Office
Name
Election
Type 
Party
    Votes    
Percent
1956
Lieutenant Governor
David P. Buckson
General
Republican
92,254
52 %
 
 
Vernon B. Derrickson
 
Democratic
 81,121 
48 %
 
1962
Attorney General
David P. Buckson
General
Republican
77,666
51 %
 
 
John Biggs, III
 
Democratic
 75,064 
49 %
 
1964
Governor
David P. Buckson
General
Republican
97,374
49 %
 
 
Charles L. Terry, Jr.
 
Democratic
 102,797 
51 %
 
1966
Attorney General
David P. Buckson *
General
Republican
96,595
59 %
 
 
Sidney Balick
 
Democratic
 66,848 
41 %
 
1972
Governor
David P. Buckson
" Primary "
Republican
20,138
46 %
 
 
Russell W. Peterson
 
Republican
 23,929 
54 %
 


      

" Gov. Buckson's Grave Site "


Portrait of Gov. Carvel
( Official State Portrait )


( January 17, 1961   ~   January 19, 1965 )

" 2nd 4 Year Term "


( January 18, 1949   ~   January 20, 1953 )

" 1st 4 Year Term "


( January 16, 1945   ~   January 18, 1949 )

Sussex County

Democrat   ~   Age 50   ~   Businessman   ~   Episcopalian

Interesting Facts:


       Portrait of Gov. Carvel   

     " Elbert Nortrand Carvel " 
    ( 1962 Photo )
      52nd and 55th Governor to be elected to office.

      First individual in Delaware to received over 100,000 votes in an election.

      Served First Term: January 18, 1949 to January 20, 1953.

      Served Second Term: January 17, 1961 to January 19, 1965.

      1st Lieutenant Governor to be later elected as Governor.

      2nd Lieutenant Governor to run for Governor.

      4th Lt. Governor to be of a different party than the Governor.

      Survived longer than any other elected Governor in Delaware History ~ " Age 94 ".

      Years of Elected Service to Delaware: " 12 ".

Date & Place of Birth:
     February 9, 1910 - Shelter Heights, Long Island, N.Y.

Parents:
     Arnold W. & Elizabeth (Nostrand) Carvel

Married: ( 1932 )
      ( Clicking on the highlighted names " below " show where they are interred - many include photos )

     Ann Hall Valliant Carvel ~ ( 1906 ~ 2005 )

     Children:
          Edwin Valliant Carvel
          Elizabeth " Betty " Carvel Palmer ~ ( 1934 ~ 2013 ) ~ married Charles Palmer
          Ann Hall Carvel House - married David House
          Barbara Carvel Krahn - married Robert Krahn

Facts about his life:

      Elected as Delaware's " 12th Lieutenant Governor " by defeating Clayton Bunting during the 2nd term of " Governor Walter W. Bacon " and served from January 16, 1945 to January 18, 1949

      Elected as the 61st Governor of Delaware in 1948 by defeating Hyland F. George and served from January 18, 1949 to January 20, 1953 ~ ( 1st Term )

      " Alexis I. du Pont Bayard " was elected as Delaware's 13th Lieutenant Governor and served with Governor Carvel.

      Defeated in his bid for a 2nd term as Delaware's Governor in 1952 by " J. Caleb Boggs "

      Defeated in his bid for a U.S. Senate seat in 1958 by incumbant " Senator John J. Williams "

      Elected the 64th Governor of Delaware by defeating previous Lt. Governor " John Rollins " for office and served from January 17, 1961 to January 19, 1965 - ( 2nd Term )

      "Eugene Lammot" was elected as Delaware's 16th Lt. Governor and served with Governor Carvel.

      Defeated in his bid for a U.S. Senate seat in 1964 by incumbant " Senator John J. Williams "

      Military Service: None

Date & Place of Death:
     February 6, 2005 - Laurel, De. - Age 94

Place of burial:
     Carvel Family Cemetery, Kent Island, MD

     "Click Here" for Governor Carvel's "Find A Grave" record.

Home(s):
     Laurel, Delaware

To view a photo of " Governor Carvel's " Burial / Headstone site:
                  

To view Governor Carvel's " Wikipedia Article " originally created from this page's info:
                  

" Delaware Statewide Election Results "

" Elbert N. Carvel "

See his record for his service as the ..... 61st Governor above .....



      

 " Elbert N. Carvel " 
( 1999 Photo )





   Portrait of Gov. Terry   

( Official State Portrait )


( January 19, 1965   ~   January 21, 1969 - 1 Term )

Kent County

Democrat   ~   Age 64   ~   Lawyer, Judge   ~   Episcopalian

Interesting Facts:


       Portrait of Gov. Terry   

     " Charles Layman Terry, Jr. " 
    ( Photo while Governor )


       Portrait of Gov. Terry   

    " Jessica Irby Terry "
    ( Portrait by Bjorn Egeli )

      56th Governor to be elected to office

      First Governor to use " Woodburn " after it was purchased by the State of Delaware ~ However he never resided there.

      Years of Elected Service to Delaware: " 4 "

Date & Place of Birth:
     September 17, 1900 - Camden, Delaware.

Parents:
     Charles Layman, Sr. & Elizabeth Maxon Terry

Married:
      ( Clicking on the highlighted names " below " show where they are interred - many include photos )

     Jessica Irby Terry ~ ( 1900-1989 )

     Children:
          Charles Layman Terry, III

Facts about his life:

      Attended public schools

      Attended Wesley College, University of Virginia, Law degree from Washington and Lee

      Attorney for Kent County Levy Court

      Attorney for the Delaware General Assembly, 1931-1932

      Served Delaware as Secretary of State in 1937 under " Governor Richard C. McMullen "

      Associate Justice of the Delaware Superior Court, 1937-1961

      Delaware State Supreme Court Judge, 1962-1964

      Elected the 65th Governor of Delaware by defeating past Governor " David P. Buckson " for office and served from January 19, 1965 to January 21, 1969

      " Sherman W. Tribbitt " was elected as Delaware's 17th Lt. Governor

      Defeated in his bid for a 2nd term as Governor by " Russell W. Peterson "

      Military Service: None

Died:
     February 6, 1970 - Dover, Delaware ~ Age 69

Place of burial:
     Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery, Dover, Delaware

Home(s):
     448 North State Steet, Dover, Delaware ~ ( currently a private residence )

To view a photo of " Governor Terry's " Burial / Headstone site:
                  

To view Governor Terry's " Wikipedia Article " originally created from this page's info:
                  

" Delaware Statewide Election Results "

" Charles Layman Terry, Jr. "

( winner marked in " Maroon "  /    *   =  incumbant )

Year
Office
Name
Election
Type 
Party
    Votes    
Percent
1964
Governor
Charles L. Terry, Jr.
General
Democratic
102,797
51 %
 
 
David P. Buckson
 
Republican
 97,374 
49 %
 
1968
Governor
Charles L. Terry, Jr. *
General
Democratic
102,360
49 %
 
 
Russell W. Peterson
 
Republican
 104,474 
51 %
 


      

" Gov. Terry's Home "
( 2003 Photo by Russ Pickett )

      
" Gov. Terry's Grave Site "
( 2003 Photo by Russ Pickett )





      

 " Russell Wilber Peterson " 
( 1995 photo at Woodburn )


( January 21, 1969   ~   January 16, 1973 )

New Castle County

Republican   ~   Age 52   ~   Chemist   ~   Unitarian



      

 " Russell Wilbur Peterson " 
( Photo while Governor )


   Portrait of Gov. Terry   

" Lillian Turner Peterson "
( Portrait by David Larned )

Interesting Facts:

      57th Governor to be elected to office.

      Created the Cabinet Form of Government in Delaware

      Created the Coastal Zone Act of 1972.

      Switched his party affiliation from " Republican " to " Democratic " in 1998.

      Years of Elected Service to Delaware: " 4 "

Date & Place of Birth:
     October 3, 1916 - Portage, Wisconson

Parents:
     Anton and Emma Anthony Peterson

Married: ~ ( Twice ~ 1st Wife )

     Lillian Turner Peterson ~ ( 1918 ~ 1984 )

     Children:
          R. Glen Peterson
          Peter Peterson
          Kristin Peterson Havill
          Elin Peterson Sullivan

Married: ~ ( Twice ~ 2nd Wife )
     June Jenkins

     Children:
          None

Facts about his life:

      Also served: No other political service

      Elected the 66th Governor of Delaware by defeating incumbant " Governor Charles Terry ".

      " Eugene Bookhammer " was elected as Delaware's 18th Lt. Governor.

      Defeated in his bid for a second term as Delaware's Governor by " Sherman W. Tribbitt ".

      Served as the President of the National Audubon Society, his dream job - (1979-1985)

      Switched his political affiliation to the Democratic party in 1998

      Military Service: None

Died:
     February 21, 2011 - Wilmington, De. - Age 94

Place of burial:
     Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Owls Nest, Delaware

Home(s):
     Resided in Wilmington, DE

To view a photo and place of " Governor Peterson's " Burial / Headstone site:
                  

To view Governor Peterson's " Wikipedia Article " originally created from this page's info:
                  

" Delaware Statewide Election Results "

" Russell Wilbur Peterson "

( winner marked in " Maroon "  /    *   =  incumbant )

Year
Office
Name
Election
Type 
Party
    Votes    
Percent
1968
Governor
Russell W. Peterson
General
Republican
 104,474 
51 %
 
 
Charles L. Terry, Jr. *
 
Democratic
102,360
49 %
 
1972
Governor
Russell W. Peterson *
Primary
Republican
 23,929 
54 %
 
 
David P. Buckson
 
Republican
20,138
46 %
 
1972
Governor
Russell W. Peterson *
General
Republican
 109,583 
49 %
 
 
Sherman W. Tribbitt
 
Democratic
117,274
51 %
 


      

 " Russell Wilber Peterson " 
( 2005 - Age 88 )




      

( Official State Portrait )


    ( January 16, 1973   ~   January 18, 1977 )


    ( January 19, 1965   ~   January 21, 1969 )

State House:
( January 8, 1957   ~   January 12, 1965   ~   4 Terms )
( January 12, 1971   ~   January 9, 1973   ~   1 Term )

New Castle County

Democrat   ~   Age 50   ~   Merchant   ~   Methodist

Interesting Facts:


          

     " Sherman Willard Tribbitt " 
    ( Photo while Governor )


          

    " Jean Webb Tribbitt "
    ( Portrait by David Larned )

      58th Governor to be elected to office

      First Governor to reside fulltime at " Woodburn " after purchase by the State.

      Governor Tribbitt, due to the state's financial problems he inherited, did not take one day off during his term of office.

      Brought the state out of debt during his term of office.

      Stated the Delaware State Lottery.

      Created the Department of Community Affairs and Economic Development to attract new industry to the state.

      2nd Lieutenant Governor to be later elected as Governor.

      His mother was a strong Democrat, his father a strong Republican - he followed his mother's lead.

      He convinced the receptionist for his office, " Ruth Ann Minner ", to run for public office and she eventually became the first woman Governor of Delaware.

      Years of Elected Service to Delaware: " 18 "

Date & Place of Birth:
     November 9, 1922 - Denton, Maryland

Parents:
     Sherman L. & Minnie Thawley Tribbitt

Married: ~ ( July 24, 1943 )
      ( Clicking on the highlighted names " below " show where they are interred - many include photos )

     Jeanne Webb Tribbitt ~ ( 1922 ~ 2016 )
     Children:
          James Tribbitt ~ ( During his dad's term as governor he served as his administrative aide )
          Carol Tribbitt
           Sherman " Tip " Tribbitt

Facts about his life:

Date & Place of Death:
     August 14, 2010 - Rehobeth Beach, De. - Age 87

Place of burial:
     Old Drawyer's Cemetery, Odessa, Delaware.

Home(s):
     South Meadow Drive, Odessa Heights, Odessa, Delaware when elected as Governor.
      Hazel Drive, Dover, Delaware after serving as Governor ( photo shown below ).
      Rehoboth Beach, Delaware was his final home.

To view a photo and place of " Governor Tribbitt's " Burial / Headstone site:
                  

To view a short biography for " Governor Tribbitt's ":
                  

To view Governor Tribbitt's " Wikipedia Article " originally created from this page's info:
                  

" Delaware Statewide Election Results "

" Sherman Willard Tribbitt "

( winner marked in " Maroon "  /    *   =  incumbant )

Year
Office
Name
Election
Type 
Party
    Votes    
Percent
1964
Lt. Governor
Sherman W. Tribbitt
General
Democratic
 108,742 
55 %
 
 
William T. Best
 
Republican
89,675
45 %
 
1968
Lt. Governor
Sherman W. Tribbitt *
General
Democratic
 99,421 
49 %
 
 
Eugene D. Bookhammer
 
Republican
101,839
51 %
 
1972
Governor
Sherman W. Tribbitt
General
Democratic
 117,274 
51 %
 
 
Russell W. Peterson *
 
Republican
109,583
48 %
 
1976
Governor
Sherman W. Tribbitt *
General
Democratic
 97,480 
42 %
 
 
Pierre S. du Pont, IV
 
Republican
130,531
57 %
 
1984
Governor
Sherman W. Tribbitt
Primary
Democratic
 14,185 
41 %
 
 
William T. Quillen
 
Democratic
20,473
59 %
 


       

" Gov. Tribbitt's Home "
( Dover, De. - 2004 )
( Photo by Russ Pickett )


      
Sherman W. Tribbitt
( 1995 at Woodburn )




   Portrait of Gov. Du Pont   

( Official State Portrait )


( January 18, 1977   ~   January 15, 1985 )

( " 2 " ~ 4 Year Terms )


( January 3, 1971   ~   January 3, 1977 - 3 terms )

( " 3 " ~ 2 Year Terms )

State House:
( January 14, 1969   ~   January 3, 1971   ~   1 Term )

New Castle County

Republican   ~   Age 41   ~   Lawyer   ~   Episcopalian

Interesting Facts:


          

     " Pete du Pont " 
    ( Photo while Governor )


          

    " Elise Ravenel Wood du Pont "
    ( Portrait by David Larned )

      59th Governor to be elected to office

      Unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination to the U.S. Presidency in 1988

      Years of Elected Service to Delaware: " 18 "

      Currently 82 years old

Date & Place of Birth:
     January 22, 1935, Wilmington, Delaware.

Parents:
     Pierre Samuel, III & Jane Holcomb du Pont

Married:

     Elise Ravenel Wood du Pont
          She ran an unsuccesful campaign for the U.S. House against " Thomas R. Carper " in 1984.

     Children:
          Ravenel "Elise"
          Pierre S. du Pont, V
          V. Benjamin Franklin du Pont
~ ( Founder of yet2Ventures and yet2.com )
          Eleuthere Irenee du Pont ~ ( President of Wawa markets )

Facts about his life:

      Educated at Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H., 1948-1952; B.S.E., Princeton University, 1952-1956; LL.B., Harvard Law School, 1963.

      Active duty as United States Naval Reserve Officer (Ensign), Seabees, 1957-1960.

      Admitted to the Delaware bar in 1964 and commenced practice in Wilmington, Delaware.

      Employed by E.I. du Pont Co., Wilmington, Delaware., 1963-1970.

      Served in Delaware's State House of Representatives from Delaware's 12th district ~ 1969-1971.

      Elected as a Republican to the 92nd and to the two succeeding Congresses ( January 3, 1971 ~ January 3, 1977 ); was not a candidate for reelection in 1976.

      Elected as the 68th Governor of Delaware by defeating incumbant " Sherman W. Tribbitt " ~ ( 1st Term )

      " James D. McGinnis " was elected as Delaware's 19th Lt. Governor.

      Re-elected as Governor of Delaware by defeating William Gordy ~ ( 2nd Term )

      " Michael N. Castle ", future Governor, was elected as Delaware's 20th Lt. Governor.

Home(s):
     Currently residing in Rockland, Delaware.

To view Governor du Pont's " Wikipedia Article " originally created from this page's info:
                  

To view " Pete du Pont's " U.S. Congress Biographical Page:
                  

" Delaware Statewide Election Results "

" Pierre S. du Pont, IV "

( winner marked in " Maroon "  /    *   =  incumbant )

Year
Office
Name
Election
Type 
Party
    Votes    
Percent
1970
U.S. Representative
Pierre S. du Pont, IV
General
Republican
 86,125 
54 %
 
 
John D. Daniello
 
Democratic
71,429
46 %
 
1972
U.S. Representative
Pierre S. du Pont, IV *
General
Republican
 141,237 
63 %
 
 
Norma Handloft
 
Democratic
83,230
37 %
 
1974
U.S. Representative
Pierre S. du Pont, IV *
General
Republican
 93,826 
58 %
 
 
Norma Handloft
 
Democratic
83,230
37 %
 
1976
Governor
Pierre S. du Pont, IV
General
Republican
 130,531 
57 %
 
 
Sherman W. Tribbitt *
 
Democratic
97,480
42 %
 
1980
Governor
Pierre S. du Pont, IV *
General
Republican
 159,004 
71 %
 
 
William J. Gordy
 
Democratic
64,217
29 %
 


      




   Portrait of Gov. Castle   

( Official State Portrait )


( January 15, 1985   ~   December 31, 1992   ~   2 Terms )


( January 20, 1981   ~   January 15, 1985   ~   1 Term )


( January 3, 1993   ~   January 3, 2011   ~   9 Terms )

State House:
( January 10, 1967   ~   January 14, 1969   ~   1 Term )

State Senate:
( January 14, 1969   ~   January 11, 1977   ~   2 Terms )

New Castle County

Lawyer - Republican - Age 45 - Catholic

Interesting Facts:


          

     " Michael Newbold Castle " 
    ( Photo while Governor )


          

    " Jane DiSabatino Castle "
    ( Portrait by David Larned )

      60th Governor to be elected to office

      3rd Lieutenant Governor to be later elected as Governor

      Resigned office during end of 2nd term to accept United States Representative office

      Served a record of " 9 terms " as Delaware's U.S. Representative.

      Years of Elected Service to Delaware: " 40 "

      Currently 81 years old

Date & Place of Birth:
     July 2, 1939 - Wilmington, De.

Parents:
     James Manderson Castle, Jr. & Louisa Johnston Bache Castle

Married:

     Jane DiSabatino Castle - on May 23, 1992 while in office

     Children:
          None

Facts about his life:

      Graduate of Tower Hill School, Wilmington, De.,1957; B.S., Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y., 1961; LL.B., Georgetown University School of Law, Washington, D.C., 1964

      Lawyer, private practice

      Served as Deputy Attorney General of Delaware, 1965-1966

      Served in the Delaware State House of Representatives, 1966-1967

      Served in the Delaware State Senate, 1968-1976

      Elected as Delaware's " 20th Lieutenant Governor " by defeating State Senator Thomas B. Sharp and served with " Governor Pete du Pont ".

      Elected as the 69th Governor of Delaware defeating Democrat " William T. Quillen " with 55% of the vote - ( 1st Term )

      " Shien Biau Woo " was elected as Delaware's 21st Lt. Governor

      Re-elected as the Governor of Delaware of Delaware defeating Democrat Jacob Kreshtool with 71% of the vote - ( 2nd Term )

      " Dale E. Wolf " was elected as Delaware's 22nd Lt. Governor

      Elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Third and to the eight succeeding Congresses ( January 3, 1993 ~ January 3, 2011 )

      Military Service: None

Home:
     Currently residing in Wilmington, De.

To view Governor Castle's " Wikipedia Article " originally created from this page's info:
                  

To view " Mike Castle's " U.S. Congress Biographical Page:
                  

" Delaware Statewide Election Results "

" Michael Newbold Castle "

( winner marked in " Maroon "  /    *   =  incumbant )

Year
Office
Name
Election
Type 
Party
    Votes    
Percent
1980
Lieutenant Governor
Michael N. Castle
General
Republican
128,827
59 %
 
 
Thomas B. Sharp
 
Democratic
88,224
40 %
 
1984
Governor
Michael N. Castle
General
Republican
135,250
55 %
 
 
William T. Quillen
 
Democratic
108,315
45 %
 
1988
Governor
Michael N. Castle *
General
Republican
169,733
71 %
 
 
Jacob Kreshtool
 
Democratic
70,236
29 %
 
1992
U.S. Representative
Michael N. Castle
" Primary "
Republican
18,377
56 %
 
 
Janet C. Rzewnicki
 
Republican
9,812
30 %
 
1992
U.S. Representative
Michael N. Castle
General
Republican
153,037
55 %
 
 
Shien Biau Woo
 
Democratic
117,426
43 %
 
1994
U.S. Representative
Michael N. Castle *
General
Republican
137,945
71 %
 
 
Carol Ann DeSantis
 
Democratic
51,793
27 %
 
1996
U.S. Representative
Michael N. Castle *
General
Republican
185,577
70 %
 
 
Dennis E. Williams
 
Democratic
73,258
27 %
 
1998
U.S. Representative
Michael N. Castle *
General
Republican
119,811
66 %
 
 
Dennis E. Williams
 
Democratic
57,446
32 %
 
2000
U.S. Representative
Michael N. Castle *
General
Republican
211,797
68 %
 
 
Michael C. Miller
 
Democratic
96,488
31 %
 
2002
U.S. Representative
Michael N. Castle *
General
Republican
164,605
72 %
 
 
Michael C. Miller
 
Democratic
61,011
27 %
 
2004
U.S. Representative
Michael N. Castle *
General
Republican
245,978
69 %
 
 
Paul Donnelly
 
Democratic
105,716
30 %
 
2006
U.S. Representative
Michael N. Castle *
General
Republican
143,897
57 %
 
 
Dennis Spivack
 
Democratic
97,555
39 %
 
2008
U.S. Representative
Michael N. Castle *
General
Republican
235,419
61 %
 
 
Karen Hartley-Nagle
 
Democratic
146,399
38 %
 
2010
U.S. Senate
Michael N. Castle
" Primary "
Republican
27,021
46.9 %
 
 
Christine O'Donnell
 
Republican
30,561
53.1 %
 


      
Mike Castle




   Portrait of Gov. Wolf   

( Official State Portrait )


( December 31, 1992   ~   January 19, 1993 )

( " Assumed Office from Gov. Mike Castle " )


( January 20, 1989   ~   December 31, 1992 )

New Castle County

Republican - Age 69

Interesting Facts:


          

     " Dale Edward Wold " 
    ( Photo while Lt. Governor )


          

    " Clarice Elaine Marshall Wolf "
    ( Portrait by David Larned )

      World War II Veteran ~ Awarded the " Bronze Star " and " Purple Heart ".

      Served as Governor for 20 days

      2nd Lieutenant Governor to assume the office of Governor

      Years of Elected Service to Delaware: " 4 "

      Currently 96 years old

Date & Place of Birth:
     September 6, 1924 - Kearney, Nebraska

Parents:
     Harry and Irene Wolf of Kearney, Nebraska

Married: ~ December 31, 1945
      ( Clicking on the highlighted names " below " show where they are interred - many include photos )

     Clarice Elaine Marshall Wolf ~ ( 1925 ~ 2018 )

     Children:
          Janet Lynn Wolf
          Glenda Elaine Wolf
          Thomas Marshall Wolf
          James Dale Wolf

Facts about his life:

Home(s):
     Currently residing in Wilmington, De.

To view a short bio for Governor Wolf:
                  

To view Governor Wolf's " Wikipedia Article " originally created from this page's info:
                  

" Delaware Statewide Election Results "

" Dale Edward Wolf "

( winner marked in " Maroon "  /    *   =  incumbant )

Year
Office
Name
Election
Type 
Party
    Votes    
Percent
1988
Lieutenant Governor
Dale E. Wolf
General
Republican
128,144
54 %
 
 
Gary E. Hindes
 
Democratic
111,240
46 %
 



      
Dale Wolf
( 1995 at Woodburn )





   Portrait of Gov. Carper   

( Official State Portrait )


( January 19, 1993   ~   January 3, 2001   ~   2 Terms )


( January 3, 1983   ~   January 3, 1993   ~   5 Terms )


( January 3, 2001   ~   " Present "   ~   3rd Term )


( January 18, 1977   ~   January 3, 1983   ~   3 Terms )


New Castle County - Democrat - Age 45 - Presbyterian

Interesting Facts:


          

     " Thomas R. Carper " 
    ( Photo while Governor )


          

    " Martha Ann Stacy Carper "
    ( Portrait by David Larned )

      Elected to State Wide Office " 14 Times " ~ more than anyone in Delaware History !

      Served three tours of duty in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War as a Navy Pilot.

      Took out a personal loan of $5,000.00 to run for the State Treasures Office in 1976 ~ and won !

      First Delaware State Treasurer elected for a 4 year term in 1980 ~ previously it was for 2 years.

      Resigned as the Delaware State Treasurer to run for the U.S. House of Representatives ~ and won !

      Resigned Governor's office during end of 2nd term to accept United States Senate seat.

      Served as only the 2nd Delaware Governor to be the " Chair " of the National Governors Association ( 1998 ~ 1999 ) ~ The 1st was " Governor J. Caleb Boggs " ( 1959 ~ 1960 )

      Years of Elected Service to Delaware: " 49 " ~ ( as of 2020 )

      Currently 73 years old ~ ( as of 2020 )

Date & Place of Birth:
     January 23, 1947 - Beckley, West Virginia
     Raised in Danville, Virginia

Parents:
     Wallace Richard Carper & Mary Jean Patton Carper

Married:
     Diane Beverly Isaacs ~ in 1978 ~ ( Divorced in 1983 )
          Their Children: ( None )

     Martha Ann Stacy Carper ~ 1985
          Their Children:
          Christopher Carper
          Benjamin Carper

Facts about his life:

      Attended public schools; graduated, Whetstone High School, Columbus, Ohio 1964; B.A., Ohio State University, Columbus 1968; University of Delaware, Newark, M.B.A. 1975

      Served in the United States Navy 1968-1973, Flight Officer, U.S. Navy, Vietnam

      Served in the Naval Reserve, Captain, retired

      Served as the Delaware State Treasurer (1976-1983)

      Elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983 - January 3, 1993)

      Elected as the 78th Governor of Delaware by defeating B. Gary Scott and served from January 19, 1993 to January 20, 1997 - ( 1st Term )

      " Ruth Ann Minner " was elected as Delaware's 23rd Lieutenant Governor

      Elected as the 71st Governor of Delaware by defeating State Treasurer Janet C. Rzewnicki and served from January 20, 1997 to January 3, 2001 - ( 2nd Term )

      " Ruth Ann Minner " was re-elected as Delaware's Lieutenant Governor

      Elected to the United States Senate in 2000, 2006, 2012, and again in 2018 for term ending January, 2024.

Home:
     Wilmington, Delaware

To view Senator Tom Carper's " Senate Biography " from his Senate Website:
                  

To view Senator Tom Carper's " Home Page " from his Senate Website:
                  

To view Senator Tom Carper's " Wikipedia Article ":
                  

" Delaware Statewide Election Results "

" Thomas Richard Carper "

( winner marked in " Maroon "  /    *   =  incumbant )

Year
Office
Name
Election
Type 
Party
    Votes    
Percent
1976
State Treasurer
Thomas R. Carper
General
Democratic
118,159
56 %
 
 
T. Theodore Jones
( 2 Year Term )
Republican
92,472
43 %
 
1978
State Treasurer
Thomas R. Carper *
General
Democratic
91,809
59 %
 
 
Rita Justice
( 2 Year Term )
Republican
63,011
40 %
 
1980
State Treasurer
Thomas R. Carper *
General
Democratic
125,204
59 %
 
 
Lynn Jankus
( 4 Year Term )
Republican
83,446
40 %
( Carper resigned from above State Treasurer office after winning the U.S. House seat below )
1982
U.S. House
Thomas R. Carper
General
Democratic
98,533
52 %
 
 
Thomas B. Evans, Jr. *
 
Republican
87,153
46 %
 
1984
U.S. House
Thomas R. Carper *
General
Democratic
142,070
58 %
 
 
Elise R. W. du Pont
 
Republican
100,650
41 %
 
1986
U.S. House
Thomas R. Carper *
General
Democratic
106,351
66 %
 
 
Thomas S. Neuberger
 
Republican
53,767
33 %
 
1988
U.S. House
Thomas R. Carper *
General
Democratic
158,338
68 %
 
 
James P. Krapf
 
Republican
76,179
32 %
 
1990
U.S. House
Thomas R. Carper *
" Primary "
Democratic
24,557
90 %
 
 
Daniel D. Rappa
 
Democratic
2,676
10 %
 
1990
U.S. House
Thomas R. Carper *
General
Democratic
116,274
66 %
 
 
Ralph O. Williams
 
Republican
58,037
33 %
 
1992
Governor
Thomas R. Carper
" Primary "
Democratic
36,600
89 %
 
 
Daniel D. Rappa
 
Democratic
4,434
11 %
 
1992
Governor
Thomas R. Carper
General
Democratic
179,268
66 %
 
 
B. Gary Scott
 
Republican
90,747
34 %
 
1996
Governor
Thomas R. Carper *
General
Democratic
188,300
70 %
 
 
Janet C. Rzewnicki
 
Republican
82,654
30 %
 
2000
U.S. Senate
Thomas R. Carper
General
Democratic
181,566
56 %
 
 
William V. Roth, Jr. *
 
Republican
142,891
44 %
 
2006
U.S. Senate
Thomas R. Carper *
General
Democratic
170,567
70 %
 
 
Jan Ching-an Ting
 
Republican
69,734
29 %
 
2012
U.S. Senate
Thomas R. Carper *
General
Democratic
265,374
66 %
 
 
Kevin Wade
 
Republican
115,694
29 %
 
2018
U.S. Senate
Thomas R. Carper *
General
Democratic
217,385
60 %
 
 
Rob Arlett
 
Republican
137,127
37 %
 



      
Tom Carper





      

 " Ruth Ann Minner " 
( Official State Photo )


( January 3, 2001   ~   January 16, 2001 )

( " Assumed term of Governor Thomas Carper " )

( Elected to Serve:  January 16, 2001   ~   January 20, 2009   ~   2 Terms )


( January 19, 1993   ~   January 3, 2001   ~   2 Terms )


State House:
( January 14, 1975   ~   January 11, 1983   ~   4 Terms )

State Senate:
( January 11, 1983   ~   January 12, 1993   ~   3 Terms )

Kent County

Democrat   ~   Age 65



      

 " Ruth Ann Minner " 

Interesting Facts:

      Worked as a receptionist in " Governor Tribbitt's " office, he convinced her to run for public office.

      1st woman elected as Delaware's Lieutenant Governor.

      2nd Lieutenant Governor to serve two consecutive terms in office.

      1st woman elected as Delaware's Governor.

      2nd Governor to reside fulltime at " Woodburn ".

      4th Lieutenant Governor to be later elected as Governor.

      Years of Elected Service to Delaware: " 36 ".

      Currently 85 years old ~ ( 2020 ).

Date & Place of Birth:
     January 17, 1935 ~ Slaughter Neck, Delaware

Parents:
      ( Clicking on the highlighted names " below " show where they are interred - many include photos )

     Samuel Golan Coverdale and Mary Ann Lewis Coverdale.

Married: ~ ( Twice ~ Married 1st )

     Frank R. Ingram, Sr. ~ ( 1932 ~ 1967 )

     Children:
          Frank R. Ingram, Jr.
          Wayne Ingram
          Gary Ingram

Married: ~ ( Twice ~ Married 2nd )

     Roger Minner ~ ( 1932 ~ 1991 )

     Children:
          None

Facts about her life:

      Served in the Delaware State House of Representatives - (1974 - 1982)

      Served in the Delaware State Senate - (1982-1993)

      Elected as Delaware's " 23rd Lieutenant Governor" and served with " Governor Thomas Carper " ~ ( 1st Term ).

      Re-lected as Delaware's " Lieutenant Governor" and served with " Governor Thomas Carper " ~ ( 2nd Term ).

      Assumed 2nd Term of " Governor Thomas R. Carper ", who had resigned to become Delaware's U.S. Senator, and served 13 days from January 3, 2001 thru January 16, 2001.

      Elected as the 72nd Governor of Delaware by defeating Repuplican John M. Burris with 60% of the vote ~ ( 1st Term )

      " John C. Carney " was elected as Delaware's 24th Lieutenant Governor

      Re-elected as the Governor of Delaware by defeating Repuplican William Swain Lee with 51% of the vote ~ ( 2nd Term )

      " John C. Carney " was re-elected as Delaware's Lieutenant Governor

      Military Service: None

Home:
      Currently resides in Sussex County, Delaware.

To view Governor Minner's " Wikipedia Article " originally created from this page's info:
                  

" Delaware Statewide Election Results "

" Ruth Ann Minner "

( winner marked in " Maroon "  /    *   =  incumbant )

Year
Office
Name
Election
Type 
Party
    Votes    
Percent
1992
Lieutenant Governor
Ruth Ann Minner
General
Democratic
165,356
61 %
   
Philip D. Cloutier
 
Republican
102,670
38 %
 
1996
Lieutenant Governor
Ruth Ann Minner *
General
Democratic
186,567
70 %
   
Sherman N. Miller
 
Republican
73,870
28 %
 
2000
Governor
Ruth Ann Minner
General
Democratic
191,484
60 %
   
John M. Burris
 
Republican
128,436
40 %
 
2004
Governor
Ruth Ann Minner *
General
Democratic
185,687
51 %
   
William S. Lee
 
Republican
167,115
46 %
 



      

 " Ruth Ann Minner " 
( January, 2008 )




      

 " Jack Markell " 
( Photo by: Dave Chambers ~ 2011 )



( January 20, 2009   ~   January 17, 2017 )


( 1998 to 2008 )


New Castle County - Democrat


      

 " Jack Markell " 
( Undated Photo )

Interesting Facts:

      He attracted more votes than any other Democrat on the ballot in Delaware in 1998, 2002, and 2006.

      Coined the name " Nextel ".

      Delaware's 1st Governor of Jewish faith.

      On November 16, 2013, Markell and his wife performed A.R. Gurney's play Love Letters at a fundraiser for the Delaware Theater Company in Wilmington, Delaware.

      Years of Elected Service to Delaware: " 18 " - ( as of 2020 )

      Currently 59 years old

Date & Place of Birth:
     November 26, 1960 - Newark, Delaware

Parents:
      ( Clicking on the highlighted names " below " show where they are interred - many include photos )

     William "Bill" Markell and Elaine "Leni" Markell

Married:
     Carla Smathers Markell

     Children:
          Molly Markell
          Michael Markell

Facts about his life:

      Has an undergraduate degree in economics and development studies from Brown University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

      Served as the Delaware State Treasurer - (1998 - 2008)

      Elected as the 73rd Governor of Delaware by defeating Republican William Lee with 67.5% of the vote ~ ( 1st Term ).

      " Matthew Denn " was elected as Delaware's 25th Lieutenant Governor.

      Re-elected as the Governor of Delaware by defeating Republican Jeffrey E. Cragg with 69.3% of the vote ~ ( 2nd Term ).

      " Matthew Denn " was re-elected as Delaware's Lieutenant Governor.

      Military Service: Unknown

Home:
      Newark, Delaware

To view Governor Markell's " Wikipedia Article ":
                  

" Delaware Statewide Election Results "

" Jack Alan Markell "

( winner marked in " Maroon "  /    *   =  incumbant )

Year
Office
Name
Election
Type 
Party
    Votes    
Percent
1998
State Treasurer
Jack A. Markell
General
Democratic
103,407
58 %
   
Janet C. Rzewnicki *
 
Republican
74,633
42 %
 
2002
State Treasurer
Jack A. Markell *
General
Democratic
147,390
66 %
   
Ronald G. Poliquin
 
Republican
75,344
34 %
 
2006
State Treasurer
Jack A. Markell *
General
Democratic
147,382
70.5 %
   
Esthelda R. Parker-Selby
 
Republican
73,003
29.5 %
 
2008
Governor
Jack A. Markell
" Primary "
Democratic
37,849
51.2 %
   
John C. Carney
 
Democratic
36,112
48.8 %
 
2008
Governor
Jack A. Markell
General
Democratic
266,858
67.5 %
   
William S. Lee
 
Republican
126,660
32 %
 
2012
Governor
Jack A. Markell *
General
Democratic
275,991
69.1 %
   
Jeff Cragg
 
Republican
113,792
28.6 %
 


   Portrait of the Markell Family   

 " The Markell Family " 





      

 " John Carney " 
( Recent Photo )




( January 17, 2017   ~   " Present " )



( January 16, 2001   ~   January 20, 2009 )



( January 3, 2011   ~   January 3, 2017 )


New Castle County - Democrat


      

 " John Carney " 

Interesting Facts:

      His great-grandparents immigrated from Ireland.

      Was the quarterback of the 1973 state championship St. Mark's High School football team.

      Coached freshman football at the University of Delaware.

      Earned All-Ivy League and Most Valuable Player honors in football at Dartmouth College, from where he graduated in 1978.

      Years of Elected Service to Delaware: " 18 " - ( as of 2020 )

      Currently 64 years old

Date & Place of Birth:
     May 20, 1956 - Wilmington, Delaware

Parents:
     John Charles Carney, Sr. and Ann Marie Buckley Carney.

Married:
     Tracey Quillen Carney

     Their Children:
          Sam Carney
          Jimmy Carney

Public Service:

      Worked as part of U.S. Senator " Joseph R. Biden's " staff ( 1986 ~ 1989 ).

      Worked as part of Governor " Thomas R. Carper's " staff ( 1994 ~ 1997 ).

      Served as Delaware's Secretary of Finance ( 1997 ~ 2000 ).

      Elected to his first public office in " 2000 " as Delaware's 24th Lieutenant Governor defeating " Dennis J. Rochford " and served with Delaware's 72nd Governor " Ruth Ann Minner ".

      Re-elected in " 2004 " as Delaware's Lieutenant Governor defeating " James P. Ursomarso " and served again with Delaware's 72nd Governor " Ruth Ann Minner ".

      Elected in " 2010 " as Delaware's U.S. Representative defeating " Glen Urquhart " with 57% of the popular vote.

      Re-elected in " 2012 " as Delaware's U.S. Representative defeating " Tom Kovach " with 64% of the popular vote.

      Re-elected in " 2014 " as Delaware's U.S. Representative defeating " Rose Izzo " with 59% of the popular vote.

      Elected in " 2016 " as the 74th Governor of Delaware by defeating " Colin Bonini " with 58% of the vote.

      " Bethany A. Hall-Long " was elected as Delaware's 26th Lieutenant Governor.

      Military Service: Unknown

Home:
      Newark, Delaware

To view a bio for Governor Carney:
                  

To view Governor Carney's " Wikipedia Article ":
                  

To view " John Carney's " U.S. Congress Biographical Page:
                  

" Delaware Statewide Election Results "

" John Charles Carney, Jr. "

( winner marked in " Maroon "  /    *   =  incumbant )

Year
Office
Name
Election
Type 
Party
    Votes    
Percent
2000
Lt. Governor
John C. Carney, Jr.
General
Democratic
193,348
62 %
   
Dennis J. Rochford
 
Republican
119,943
38 %
 
2004
Lt. Governor
John C. Carney, Jr. *
General
Democratic
218,272
62 %
   
James P. Ursomarso
 
Republican
127,425
36 %
 
2008
Governor
John C. Carney, Jr.
" Primary "
Democratic
36,112
49 %
   
Jack A. Markell
 
Democratic
37,849
51 %
 
2010
U.S. House
John C. Carney, Jr.
General
Democratic
173,443
57 %
   
Glen Urquhart
 
Republican
125,408
41 %
 
2012
U.S. House
John C. Carney, Jr. *
General
Democratic
249,905
64 %
   
Tom Kovach
 
Republican
129,749
33 %
 
2014
U.S. House
John C. Carney, Jr. *
General
Democratic
137,251
59 %
   
Rose Izzo
 
Republican
85,146
37 %
 
2016
Governor
John C. Carney, Jr.
General
Democratic
248,404
58 %
   
Colin Bonini
 
Republican
166,852
39 %
 


   John Carney   

" John Carney " 
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