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Richards, Mark, 1760-1844

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Personal name headingRichards, Mark, 1760-1844
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Found inLibrary of Congress Manuscript Division for the Henry A. Willard II collection, 1743-1888 (Mark Richards; born in 1760; died in 1844)
Biographical dictionary of the United States Congress, (Mark Richards; born in Waterbury, Conn., July 15, 1760; died in Westminster, Vt., August 10, 1844; U.S. representative from Vermont; enlisted during the Revolutionary War in 1776; settled in Boston after the Revolution and engaged in mercantile and mechanical pursuits; moved to Westminster, Vt., in 1796; member of the State house of representatives, 1801-1805; sheriff of Windham County, 1806-1810; member of the Governor's council in 1816; elected as a Republican to the U.S. Congress, 1817-1821; again a member of the State house of representatives, 1824-26, 1828, and 1832-34; lieutenant governor of Vermont, 1830-31)