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Richard Platt Herrick
Birth: Mar. 23, 1791
Greenbush
Schoharie County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 20, 1846
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

US Congressman. He was elected as a Whig to represent New York's 12th District in the Twenty-Ninth Congress, and served from 1845 until his death in office. Herrick was born in Greenbush (now Rensselaer), New York. Prior to election to the US House of Representatives he was a member of the New York State Assembly in 1839. He died in Washington, DC after a three-day illness. There is a cenotaph in his memory at Congressional Cemetery. (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
 
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Aged 55 yrs 2 mos & 28 d's
 
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East Greenbush Cemetery
East Greenbush
Rensselaer County
New York, USA
 
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Originally Created by: K
Record added: Dec 12, 2005
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Richard Platt Herrick
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