Richard H. Williams (New York politician)

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Richard H. Williams (born August 3, 1807 in Aurora, Cayuga County, New York) was an American politician from New York.

He was the son of Richard Montgomery Williams (1776–1837) and Amy (Hart) Williams (1779–1862). On October 23, 1834, he married Phebe Ryder, and they had five children. He was Postmaster of Middlesex, New York and later of Potter, New York, until 1842.

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Yates Co.) in 1843; and of the New York State Senate (7th D.) in 1846 and 1847.

In 1863, he removed to New York City.

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Henry Spence
New York State Assembly
Yates Co.

1843
Succeeded by
Thomas Seamans
New York State Senate
Preceded by
William Bartlit
New York State Senate
Seventh District (Class 3)

1846–1847
Succeeded by
district abolished