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William Tryon

William Tryon, British colonial governor.

Background

  • Tryon, William was born in 1729 in Norbury Park, Surrey, England. Son of Charles and Lady Mary (Shirley) Tryon.

  • Career

    • Major general, 1778.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Wake, 1757.
    • father: Charles Tryon
    • mother: Lady Mary (Shirley) Tryon
    • spouse: Margaret Wake
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    Born 1729
    Died January 27, 1788
    (aged 59)
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