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Richard Rush, former Secretary of the Treasury, dies in Philadelphia

Richard Rush, detail
07/30/1859
Richard Rush, the last surviving son of Benjamin Rush, died at his home in Philadelphia, aged seventy-eight. He had been Attorney-General of the United States, and Secretary of the Treasury under John Quincy Adams, who had taken him as his vice-presidential running mate in 1829. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1860 (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1859), 377.

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