Mayor Richard Varick

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Richard Varick

Birthdate: (78)
Birthplace: Hackensack, NJ, USA
Death: Died in Jersey City, Hudson, NJ, USA
Place of Burial: Hackensack, NJ, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Varick and Jane Varick
Husband of Maria Varick
Brother of Abraham Varick; Dr. John Varick, Jr.; Anne Elting; Sarah Froeligh; Jane DeWitt and 1 other

Managed by: Douglas Arthur Kellner
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About Mayor 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.


Notable Burial/RIchard Varick

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Passaic County Historical Society

Varick served as judge advocate during these court-martial proceedings / Small Manuscript Collection, Harvard Law School Library

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Mayor Richard Varick's Timeline

March 15, 1753
Hackensack, NJ, USA
July 30, 1831
Age 78
Jersey City, Hudson, NJ, USA
Hackensack, NJ, USA