Caesar A. Rodney

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Caesar A. Rodney
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U. S. Senator from Delaware
In office
January 10, 1822 – January 29, 1823
Preceded byOuterbridge Horsey [1]
Succeeded byThomas Clayton [2]
U. S. Representative from Delaware
2nd at-large
In office
March 4, 1821 – January 24, 1822
Preceded byWillard Hall
Succeeded byDaniel Rodney
U.S. Attorney General
In office
January 20, 1807 – December 5, 1811
Preceded byJohn Breckinridge
Succeeded byWilliam Pinkney
U. S. Representative from Delaware
at-large
In office
March 4, 1803 – March 3, 1805
Preceded byJames A. Bayard, Sr.
Succeeded byJames M. Broom
Personal details
Born(1772-01-04)January 4, 1772
Wilmington, Delaware
DiedJune 10, 1824(1824-06-10) (aged 52)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Political partyDemocratic-Republican
Spouse(s)Susan Hunn
ResidenceWilmington, Delaware
Alma materUniversity of Pennsylvania
Professionlawyer

Caesar Augustus Rodney (January 4, 1772 – June 10, 1824) was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic-Republican Party, who served in the Delaware General Assembly, as well as a U.S. Representative from Delaware, U.S. Senator from Delaware, U.S. Attorney General, and U.S. Minister to Argentina. He was the nephew of Caesar Rodney, the signer of the Declaration of Independence who is pictured on the Delaware state quarter.

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  1. this seat was vacant from March 4, 1821 until January 23, 1822.
  2. this seat was vacant from January 29, 1823 until January 8, 1824.