George Richards (Whig3) Montgomery County 1847-1849
George Richards, born June 17, 1788, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; son of John and Sophia Hubner Richards; educated, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; connected, Lutheran church, 1805-1873; mercantile voyages, 1811-1812; volunteered, War of 1812; engaged, mercantile pursuits, iron business, New Jersey, 1815-1820; Justice of the Peace, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 1820; married, Sophia Miller Herman, 1827, children, Mark Henry Richards, Esquire, John Richards, Matthias E. Richards, Sophia M. Richards, Annie E. Richards; elected, Whig, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1847-1849; died, August 19, 1873, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; interment Pottstown Cemetery, Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
Mercantile voyages, island of Cuba landing at Santiago de Cuba, island of Puerto Rico, La Guayra, the seaport of Caraccas, the capital of Venezuela, South America, 1811-1812.
Volunteered, battle, Port Deposit Maryland, War of 1812, company under commander, Pennsylvania General John Cadwallader.
Justice of the Peace, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 1820
Elected, Whig, Pennsylvania State Senate, 3rd district, Montgomery County, 1847-1849.
Father, John Richards, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania State Senate, 3rd district, Montgomery County, 1801-1805, 4th district, Montgomery County, 1805-1807; United States House of Representatives, Fourth Congress, 1795-1797. John Richards - Pennsylvania Senate Library (pasen.gov)