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Name:    Riddick, Thomas Fiveash
Profession:  Business Person, Politician
Category:  Economy/Employment, Politics and Government
Description:    Thomas Fiveash Riddick (1781-1830) was a merchant, banker & political leader from Virginia. He was involved in many aspects of St. Louis life. Riddick was the principal founding member of the Christ Church Episcopalian parish in St. Louis and served as a warden of the church. He was also one of four organizers of the "Thespian Society," which performed serious dramas for the public. Riddick was a clerk of the Superior Court and president of the Bank of Missouri when it closed in 1821. He was also a delegate to the Missouri constitutional congress in 1820. [Primm 99, 103, 111, 120; Ravensway 131].

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