|Riggs, George Washington, 1813-1881|
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Riggs was a Washington banker, one of founders of Corcoran & Riggs banking firm (later Riggs & Company), and collector of art, Americana and manuscripts.
In 1840, he married Janet Madeleine Cecilia Shedden, the daughter of Thomas Shedden of Glasgow, Scotland. They had nine children.
Riggs was a trustee of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and of the Peabody Education Fund, treasurer of the Mt. Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union.
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