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Richard Henry Bayard
Birth: Sep. 26, 1796
Wilmington
New Castle County
Delaware, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 1868
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

U.S. Senator. Son of U.S. Senator James Asheton Bayard, Sr., brother of U.S. Senator James Asheton Bayard, Jr., and Grandson of Delaware Governor Richard Bassett. Was elected as the first Mayor of Wilmington, Delaware in 1832. Elected to represent Delaware in the U.S. Senate and served from June 17, 1836 to September 19, 1839. Then became the Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court and served from 1839 to 1841. Elected a second time to the U. S. Senate and served from January 12, 1841 to March 3, 1845. Was appointed by President Millard Fillmore as the Charge d’Affaires to Belgium and served from 1850 to 1853.  (bio by: Russ Pickett) 
 
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 Parents:
  James Asheton Bayard (1767 - 1815)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Sophia Carroll Bayard (1804 - 1886)*
 
 Sibling:
  Richard Henry Bayard (1796 - 1868)
  James Asheton Bayard (1799 - 1880)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery
Wilmington
New Castle County
Delaware, USA
Plot: In the tomb of his father, James Asheton Bayard, Sr.
 
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Originally Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: May 28, 2003
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