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Richard Caswell

army officer , Continental congressman , governor of North Carolina

Richard Caswell, American army officer, governor of North Carolina, Continental congressman. member North Carolina Assembly, 1754-1771, speaker, 1770-1771.

Background

Caswell, Richard was born on August 3, 1729 in Cecil County, Maryland, United States.

Career

Delegate to Continental Congress 1774-1776. Major general North Carolina Militia, 1780-1783. President North Carolina Senate, 1782-1784, 89.

Membership

Member North Carolina Assembly, 1754-1771, speaker, 1770-1771.