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William Tryon

colonial governor

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