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.
He died in Aurora, New York, July 28, 1853, and was interred in Aurora Cemetery.
|United States House of Representatives|
Oliver C. Comstock
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 20th congressional district
with Caleb Baker
William B. Rochester