Richard Varick, American army officer, mayor of New York City.
Varick, Richard was born on March 25, 1753 in New Jersey, United States. Son of Johannes and Jane (Dey) Varick.
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.
General New York, 1788-1789. President New York Society of Cincinnati, 1806-1831.
Married Cornelia Hoffman Roosevelt, May 8, 1786, no children.