David P. Buckson

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David Buckson
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Buckson at the University of Delaware in 1941
Attorney General of Delaware
In office
January 15, 1963 – January 19, 1971
GovernorElbert Carvel
Preceded byJanuar Bove
Succeeded byLaird Stabler
Governor of Delaware
In office
December 30, 1960 – January 17, 1961
Preceded byCaleb Boggs
Succeeded byElbert Carvel
Lieutenant Governor of Delaware
In office
January 15, 1957 – December 30, 1960
GovernorCaleb Boggs
Preceded byJohn Rollins
Succeeded byEugene Lammot
Personal details
Born(1920-07-25)July 25, 1920
Townsend, Delaware, U.S.
DiedJanuary 18, 2017(2017-01-18) (aged 96)
Milford, Delaware, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Betty Savin
Patricia Maloney
Alma materUniversity of Delaware, Newark
Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle

David Penrose Buckson (July 25, 1920 – January 18, 2017) was an American lawyer and politician. He served as Governor of Delaware. He served as governor from 1960 to 1961. He was a member of the Republican Party.

Buckson was born in Townsend, Delaware. He died at a retirement home in Milford, Delaware on January 18, 2017, aged 96.[1][2]

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Preceded by
Edgar Whitcomb
Oldest living American governor
February 4, 2016 – January 18, 2017
Succeeded by
John Malcolm Patterson