Jonathan Richmond

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Jonathan Richmond (July 31, 1774 – July 28, 1853) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, Richmond completed preparatory studies and moved to western New York in 1813, settling in Aurora, Cayuga County, New York. He was the Sheriff of Cayuga County, New York, from 1808 to 1812, and also worked as a United States internal revenue collector.

Richmond was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Sixteenth Congress (March 4, 1819 – March 3, 1821).

He died in Aurora, New York, July 28, 1853, and was interred in Aurora Cemetery.


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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Daniel Cruger,
Oliver C. Comstock
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 20th congressional district

with Caleb Baker
Succeeded by
David Woodcock,
William B. Rochester