|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Pennsylvania's 22nd district
March 4, 1837 – July 21, 1840
|Preceded by||Harmar Denny|
|Succeeded by||Henry Marie Brackenridge|
|Born||March 25, 1796|
|Died||July 6, 1847 (aged 51)|
Richard Biddle received a classical education and was admitted to the bar, practicing law in Pittsburgh. He went to England in 1827, and remained three years, publishing while there a critical Review of Captain Basil Hall's Travels in North America. He also published A Memoir of Sebastian Cabot, with a Review of the History of Maritime Discovery (London, 1831).
- United States Congress. "Richard Biddle (id: B000443)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Keller, William F. (1956). The Nation’s Advocate: Henry Marie Brackenridge and Young America. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 22nd congressional district
Henry Marie Brackenridge