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Richard K. Call

Born: Oct 24, 1792

Death: Sep 14, 1862

Birthplace: Virginia

Nationality: United States

Richard K. Call

Date of Birth : Oct 24, 1792
Date of Death : Sep 14, 1862
Birth Place : Virginia

Richard Keith Call was an American attorney and politician, the third and fifth territorial governor of Florida. Before that, he was elected to the Florida Territorial Council and as a Delegate to the U.S. Congress from the Florida Territory. In the mid-1830s, he developed two plantations in Leon County, Florida, one of several thousand acres. In 1860 he held more than 120 slaves and was the third-largest slaveholder in the county.

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