Bingham, William

Bingham, William

(1752–1804) banker, U.S. senator; born in Philadelphia. He made a fortune in trade and privateering. He founded (1781) and directed the Bank of North America. He founded Binghamton, N.Y., and was president of the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike Corporation. He was a U.S. senator (1795–1801). His wife, Anne Willing Bingham, a leader in Philadelphia society, frequently entertained George Washington.
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The exhibition concentrates on a core group of major painters: John Singleton Copley, Charles Willson Peale, George Caleb Bingham, William Sidney Mount, Richard Caton Woodville, Eastman Johnson, Winslow Homer, Thomas Eakins, Mary Cassatt, John Singer Sargent, and George Bellows.
Betfair Masters best outright prices before last night's match: 3 Trump, 4 Higgins, Robertson, 13-2 Selby, 8 Allen, 12 Murphy, 18 Dott, 20 Bingham, Williams, 33 Stevens, 66 Walden.
Jarrow Terriers had a 9-0 win over Jarrow Fellgate, thanks to goals from Bingham, Williams (2), Halthart and Wildgoose (5).