STANFORD, RICHARD, (grandfather of William Robert Webb), a Representative from North Carolina;
born near Vienna, Md., March 2, 1767;
completed preparatory studies;
moved to Hawfields, N.C., about 1793 and established an academy;
elected as a Republican to the Fifth and to the nine succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1797, until his death in Georgetown, D.C., April 9, 1816;
chairman, Committee on Revisal and Unfinished Business (Thirteenth Congress);
interment in Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.