Richard Keese

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Richard Keese (November 23, 1794 – February 7, 1883) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Peru (now Au Sable) Town, Clinton County, New York, Keese attended the common schools and Keeseville Academy. He engaged in agricultural pursuits.

Keese was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twentieth Congress (March 4, 1827 – March 3, 1829). He engaged in auctioneering.

He served as judge of the Clinton County court of common pleas in 1835 and 1836.

He died in Keeseville, New York, on February 7, 1883. He was interred in Evergreen Cemetery.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Henry H. Ross
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 19th congressional district

March 4, 1827 – March 3, 1829
Succeeded by
Isaac Finch

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