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George Frederick Richardson

  • Birth 1 Jul 1850 Jamestown, Ottawa County, Michigan, USA
  • Death 1 Mar 1923 Bellevue, King County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Washington, USA
  • Memorial ID 6882081

US Congressman. Born in Jamestown, Michigan, he engaged in agricultural and mercantile pursuits, and was elected Jamestown Township clerk eight years in succession. He served as a member of the Michigan House of Representatives, (1885-87, 1891-92). In 1892, he was elected as a Democratic to the Fifty-third Congress, serving until 1895. He declined to be a candidate for re-nomination, began operating a dairy farm in Grand Rapids, Micigian and was secretary of Micigian Union Silver Party in 1899. Moving to Washington State in 1904, he engaged in agricultural pursuits and was twice elected Mayor of Kennewick. He died at age 72 in Bellevue, Washington.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 27 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6882081
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Frederick Richardson (1 Jul 1850–1 Mar 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6882081, citing IOOF Cemetery, Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .