Commissioned major, 2d in command Bohemia Battalion Maryland, 1776. Commissioned colonel, appointed member of staff of General Washington. Elected member Delaware House of Assembly, 1785, 87.
State treasurer Delaware, 1786. President Delaware, 1789-1792. 1st governor Delaware, 1792-1796.
Member United States Senate from Delaware, January 19-August 11, 1798.
Born December 20, 1744