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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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.
In the Wirral Amateur Cup 2nd Round Gary Handley hit four for Ellesmere Port Town (Freeman, Scott, Abraham) in a 7-2 win at Lord Raglan as Birkenhead Youth B (Dillon, A Povall) defeated Rangers Breaks 2-0 and FC Ridger (Jenkins, Bingham, Williams) won on penalties after finishing 3-3 with Shore Villa from the Wirral Sunday League.
Jarrow Terriers had a 9-0 win over Jarrow Fellgate, thanks to goals from Bingham, Williams (2), Halthart and Wildgoose (5).