Richard Bland

Richard Bland's Death

Born (Birthday) May 6, 1710

Death Date October 26, 1776

Age of Death 66 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession Politician

The politician Richard Bland died at the age of 66. Here is all you want to know, and more!

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American planter and statesman from Virginia who, between 1774 and 1775, was a member of the Continental Congress.

After becoming Justice of the Peace in Prince George County, he became a military officer.

He opposed the introduction of bishops into the colonies and, following the introduction of the Stamp Act, he was one of the first colonist to give a full argument against taxation without representation in his pamphlet ‘An Inquiry into the Rights of the British Colonies’.