Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Richardson, Joseph

Richardson, Joseph, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Billerica, Mass., February 1, 1778; attended public and private schools; was graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1802; teacher in Charlestown 1804-1806; studied theology: was ordained a minister and assigned to the first parish of the Unitarian Church in Hingham July 2, 1806; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1820; member of the State house of representatives in 1821 and 1822; served in the State senate in 1823, 1824, and 1826; elected to the Twentieth and Twenty-first Congresses (March 4, 1827-March 3, 1831); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1830; retired from public life and resumed his ministerial duties; died in Hingham, Plymouth County, Mass, September 25, 1871; interment in Old Ship Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Richardson, Joseph," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1736 Original Sources, accessed January 24, 2020, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4ST8QAT7QJ7S6J9.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Richardson, Joseph." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1736, Original Sources. 24 Jan. 2020. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4ST8QAT7QJ7S6J9.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Richardson, Joseph' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1736. Original Sources, retrieved 24 January 2020, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4ST8QAT7QJ7S6J9.