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John Wilkes Richmond

physician , publicist

John Wilkes Richmond, American physician, publicist.

Background

Richmond, John Wilkes was born on September 25, 1775 in Little Compton, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Doctor Benjamin and Sarah (Church) Richmond.

Education

Graduate Rhode Island College (now Brown U.), 1794.

Career

Endeavored to secure payment of Revolutionary debt of Rhode Island through petitions to Rhode Island Legislature and pamphlets to the public. Author: The History of the Registered State Debt of Rhode Island, 1848. Rhode Island Repudiation of History of the Revolutionary Debt of Rhode Island, 1855.

Works

  • Author: The History of the Registered State Debt of Rhode Island, 1848. Rhode Island Repudiation of History of the Revolutionary Debt of Rhode Island, 1855.

Connections

Married Mary Sheffield, November 1804. Married second, Henrietta (Shaw) Bours, April.

father:
Doctor Benjamin Richmond

mother:
Sarah (Church) Richmond

spouses:
Mary Sheffield

Henrietta