John McKinly

John McKinly (HMQGG)

Location: Wilmington, DE 19801 New Castle County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 45.183', W 75° 33.017'

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President (Governor) of Delaware, 1777

Delaware's only known foreign-born governor, John McKinly emigrated from Northern Ireland to Wilmington in 1742, began a medical practice and became actively involved in Delaware politics. McKinly served as a member of the Colonial Assembly, President of the Council of Safety, President (Governor) of Delaware, and helped establish the Delaware Medical Society. He died on August 31, 1796.
Marker NumberNC-81
Placed ByDelaware Public Archives
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 452859 N 4400493
Decimal Degrees39.75305000, -75.55028333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 45.183', W 75° 33.017'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 45' 10.98" N, 75° 33' 1.02" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 600 S Park Dr, Wilmington DE 19801, US
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