Richard, Gabriel

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Richard, Gabriel Gender: M
born on 15 October 1767 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place Saintes, France, 45n45, 0w38
Timezone LMT m0w38 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 21°49' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 00°49 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 02°51'

Gabriel Richard


French Roman Catholic priest and politician. Father Richard was elected as a nonvoting delegate of the Michigan Territory to the U.S. House of Representatives for the 18th Congress, and was the first Catholic priest to be elected to that body, serving a single term, 1823-1825. He died in Detroit from cholera on September 13, 1832.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Gabriel Richard: Frontier Ambassador" by Frank Bury Woodford and Albert Hyma (1958), p. 1: "Gabriel Richard was born in the city of Saintes, October 15, 1767, the son of Francois Richard and Marie Genevieve Bossuet ... The Richard family took note that Gabriel was born at 10 a.m."


  • Vocation : Politics : Public office
  • Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ western (Roman Catholic priest)