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Richard Rush
Richard Rush
Minister of Congress Richard Rush (1835)

Full Name

Richard Rush

Born

August 29, 1780, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, American Republic

Died

July 30, 1859, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, URAS

Congressman from Pennsylvania

1814-1816, 1826-1850

Lord Secretary of the Treasury

1816-1824

Minister of Congress

1833-1850

Party

Crown Party (1814-1834), Whig Party (1834-1850)

Spouse

Catherine Murray

Children

10 Children

Parents

Benjamin Rush, Julia Stockton

Richard Rush (August 29, 1780- July 30, 1859) was an American politican, Lord Secretary of the Treasury, and Minister of Congress. Rush was a significant leader of the Constitutionalist Crown movement of the 1830s, and his father, Benjamin Rush, was the first man killed in the Reign of Horror.