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army officer , mayor of New York City

Richard Varick, American army officer, mayor of New York City.

Background

Varick, Richard was born on March 25, 1753 in New Jersey, United States. Son of Johannes and Jane (Dey) Varick.

Education

Promoted lieutenant colonel, later deputy mustermaster-general Northern Department, Continental Army. Became aide to Benedict Arnold, West Point, 1780. Recording secretary to arrange, classify and copy all correspondent and records of Continental Army (appointed by General.

Career

General New York, 1788-1789. President New York Society of Cincinnati, 1806-1831.

Connections

Married Cornelia Hoffman Roosevelt, May 8, 1786, no children.

father:
Johannes Varick

mother:
Jane (Dey) Varick

spouse:
Cornelia Hoffman Roosevelt