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|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Massachusetts's 14th district
March 4, 1801 – March 3, 1813
|Preceded by||George Thatcher|
|Succeeded by||Cyrus King|
|Born||June 28, 1771|
Pepperellborough, Massachusetts Bay, British America (now Saco, Maine)
|Died||April 7, 1845 (aged 73)|
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Relations||James Madison (brother-in-law)|
Dolley Madison (sister-in-law)
|Alma mater||Harvard University|
Richard Cutts (June 28, 1771 – April 7, 1845) was a United States Representative from Massachusetts. Born on Cutts Island near the town of Pepperellborough in Massachusetts Bay's Province of Maine (modern-day Saco, Maine), he attended rural schools and Phillips Academy, Andover. He graduated from Harvard University in 1790, studied law, and engaged extensively in navigation and commercial pursuits. He was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1799 and 1800, and was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Seventh and the five succeeding Congresses, serving from March 4, 1801 to March 3, 1813. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1812 to the Thirteenth Congress, and was appointed superintendent general of military supplies and served from 1813 to 1817. He was then appointed Second Comptroller of the Treasury on March 6, 1817, and served in this capacity until March 21, 1829. Cutts died in Washington, D.C.; initial interment was in St. John's Graveyard, and in 1857 reinterment was in Oak Hill Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Richard Cutts (id: C001033)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 14th congressional district