McCARTY, Richard, (1780 - 1844)


McCARTY, Richard, a Representative from New York; born in Coeymans, Albany County, N.Y., February 19, 1780; attended the common schools; county clerk of Greene County 1811-1813; flour inspector of the state of New York; elected as a Republican to the Seventeenth Congress (March 4, 1821-March 3, 1823); president of the Lafayette Bank in New York City; was one of the committee appointed to receive General Lafayette when he visited the United States in 1824 and 1825; died in New York City May 18, 1844; interment in Adams Cemetery, Coxsackie, Greene County, N.Y.