Simeon S. Pennewill (Politician) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born
Simeon S. Pennewill

Simeon Selby Pennewill was an American farmer and politician from Dover, in Kent County, Delaware. He was a member of the Republican Party, who served in the Delaware General Assembly and as Governor of Delaware.

Born: Jul 23, 1867, Greenwood, Delaware
Died: Sept 10, 1935, Dover, Delaware
Political party: Republican
Spouse(s): Lydia Wright Elder, Elizabeth Halsey
Residence: Dover, Delaware
Occupation: farmer

About Simeon S. Pennewill

Farmer and member of the Republican Party who served as Governor of Delaware from 1909 to 1913.

Before Fame

He attended Wilmington Conference Academy in Dover and operated his family’s peach orchards.


He was serving his term when the DuPont Company lost its anti-trust suit, and was forced to become the Hercules Powder and Atlas Powder Companies.

Family Life

He was married to Lydia Wright Elder in 1920, but they soon divorced. He later married Elizabeth Halsey in 1927.


He was a politician from Delaware like Jack Markell.

Information related to Simeon S. Pennewill

  • Farmers from Delaware
  • Wesley College (Delaware) alumni
  • Burials in Sussex County, Delaware
  • 19th-century Methodists
  • Governors of Delaware
  • Delaware Republicans
  • 20th-century Methodists

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