|Name Richard Thomas|
Died January 19, 1832
|Party Federalist Party|
|Role Former United States Representative|
Previous office Representative (PA 3rd District) 1795–1801
Member of congress start date March 4, 1795
Richard Thomas (December 30, 1744 – January 19, 1832) was a United States Representative from Pennsylvania. Born in West Whiteland, Pennsylvania, he was educated at home by private teachers. He served in the American Revolutionary War as colonel of the First Regiment, Chester County Volunteers of the Pennsylvania militia.
He was elected as a Federalist to the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Congresses, serving from March 4, 1795 to March 3, 1801. He engaged in agricultural pursuits and in 1832 died in Philadelphia. Interment was in the Friends Western Burial Ground.