Jonathan RICHMOND, Congress, NY (1774-1853)


RICHMOND, Jonathan, a Representative from New York; born in Dartmouth, Mass., July 31, 1774; completed preparatory studies; moved to western New York in 1813 and settled in Aurora, Cayuga County; sheriff of Cayuga County, N.Y., from 1808 to 1812; United States internal revenue collector; elected as a Republican to the Sixteenth Congress (March 4, 1819-March 3, 1821); died in Aurora, Cayuga County, N.Y., July 28, 1853; interment in Aurora Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present