Richard Stanford (American politician)
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Born near Vienna, Maryland in 1767, Stanford moved to Hawfields, North Carolina, around 1793 and established an academy. He was elected to Congress as a Democratic-Republican in 1796 and was re-elected nine times before his death in Georgetown in 1816. During the 13th Congress, Stanford chaired the Committee on Revisal and Unfinished Business. He is buried in the Congressional Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Richard Stanford (id: S000794)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved on 2009-5-15