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Encyclopedia > William Sanford Pennington

William Sanford Pennington (1757-September 27, 1826) was the sixth Governor of New Jersey, serving from 1813-1815. September 27 is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 95 days remaining. ... The oldest surviving photograph, Nicéphore Niépce, circa 1826 1826 (MDCCCXXVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The Governor of New Jersey is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ...


Pennington joined the Continental Army at the the start of the American Revolutionary War, and was promoted over time to Sergeant and commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in 1780. Illustration depicting uniforms and weapons used during the 1779 to 1783 period of the American Revolution by showing four soldiers standing in an informal group General George Washington, was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army on June 15, 1775. ... Combatants American Revolutionaries, France, Netherlands, Spain, Native Americans Great Britain, German mercenaries, Loyalists, Native Americans Commanders George Washington, Comte de Rochambeau, Nathanael Greene William Howe, Henry Clinton, Charles Cornwallis (more commanders) The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the American War of Independence,[1] was a conflict that... Second Lieutenant is the lowest commissioned rank in many armed forces. ...


Pennington was elected to the New Jersey General Assembly, serving from 1797-1799. The New Jersey General Assembly is the lower house of the New Jersey Legislature. ...


See also

This is a list of governors of New Jersey. ...

External link

  • New Jersey State Library biography for William Sanford Pennington (PDF)
Preceded by:
Aaron Ogden
Governors of New Jersey
1813–1815
Succeeded by:
Mahlon Dickerson
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