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Honorable Loretta Wootten 

Clerk of the Peace

(302) 744 - 2346 / Fax: (302) 760 - 4763

Email:  loretta.wootten@co.kent.de.us


Mission Statement:

"To serve all people to the best of my ability honoring the oath of office I was sworn to uphold.  I will go out of my way to make our couple's special day and ceremony enjoyable and memorable.  Keep the peace. Keep the minutes and records of the Levy Court as accurate as possible." 


Lorretta Wootten 



The Hon. Loretta L. Wootten, Kent County Clerk of the Peace was appointed, then elected in 2004 and currently serving her third, four year term.  Prior to that

Loretta was the first woman to be elected Register in Chancery in the State of Delaware in 1986.  She held that position for four terms.  (1986 -2000)  She has been a devoted public servant most of her life.  Loretta has earned the admiration and respect of her colleagues with her dedication to her political career as well as her community activities.  She has held many offices as a community leader and volunteer in many organizations.     

     Loretta was born in Milford to the late Harry and Clara Lindale and graduated from Milford High School.  She has one sister and five brothers.  She is married to V.

Wayne Wootten for 51 years and they have two daughters and two grandchildren. 

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