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Richard Thomas (Pennsylvania)

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Name  Richard Thomas
Died  January 19, 1832

Party  Federalist Party
Richard Thomas (Pennsylvania)
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.

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