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    William Shirley


    William Shirleywas a British colonial administrator who was the longest-serving governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bayand then Governor of the Bahamas. He is best known for his role in organizing the 1745 Siege of Louisbourg during King George's War, and for his role in military affairs during the French and Indian War. He spent most of his years in the colonial administration of North America working to defeat New France, but his lack of formal military training led to... (wikipedia)

    • Born in England
    • Died On 3/24/1771

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