Richard Varick (1753 - 1831)

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Birthplace: Hackensack, NJ, USA
Death: Died in Jersey City, Hudson, NJ, USA
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About Richard Varick

Richard Varick, born in Hackensack, New Jersey, March 23, 1753, served as captain, deputy muster-master-general, and George Washington's secretary during the Revolutionary war. He served as Speaker of the New York Assembly 1787-1788 and as Attorney General of New York 1788-1789. He was appointed Mayor of New York and served from 1789-1801. He was a Trustee of Columbia College 1787-1816 and was a founder and benefactor of the American Bible Society (1816-1831).

Richard Varick died without any children in Jersey City, New Jersey July 30, 1831.

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March 15, 1753
Hackensack, NJ, USA
May 8, 1786
Age 33
New York, NY, USA
July 30, 1831
Age 78
Jersey City, Hudson, NJ, USA
Hackensack, NJ, USA