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Richard Hansen Franchot
Birth: Jun. 2, 1816
Morris
Otsego County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 23, 1875
Schenectady
Schenectady County
New York, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Congressman. In 1861, he was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh Congress, serving until 1863. During his term, he organized 121st New York Volunteer Infantry and was commissioned Colonel in command. He led the 121st New York in the battles of Crampton's Pass and Antietam before resigning to resume his seat in Congress in September 1862. For services in support of the Union, he was brevetted Brigadier General of US Volunteers in March 1865. After the war, he was associated with the Central Pacific Railroad Company. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Nicholas Van Vranken Franchot (1855 - 1943)*
 
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Burial:
Vale Cemetery
Schenectady
Schenectady County
New York, USA
Plot: Section M, Lot 92
 
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Record added: Mar 19, 2000
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