Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Spruance, Presley

Spruance, Presley, a Senator from Delaware; born in Kent County, Del., September 11, 1785; pursued preparatory studies; engaged in manufacturing and mercantile pursuits in Smyrna, Del.; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1831; member of the State senate in 1828, 1840, and 1846, and served as its president; elected as a Whig to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1847, to March 3, 1853; was not a candidate for renomination in 1852; resumed his business pursuits; died in Smyrna, Del., February 13, 1863; interment in the Presbyterian Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Spruance, Presley," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1851 Original Sources, accessed April 26, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CR76AH6CV5BCW1M.

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Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Spruance, Presley' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1851. Original Sources, retrieved 26 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CR76AH6CV5BCW1M.