Lomagne-Tarride, Jean, vicomte de (b. c. 1755)

French army officer.

Sailed for America (1777), where Lafayette recommended him to Congress. Commissioned captain (1777), then major, in Pulaski’s Legion.

Retired due to ill health (1781); commended by Congress. Later sought Franklin’s assistance in obtaining a rank in the French army equal to that he held in the American army.

Son of Jean-Martin and Marie-Thérèse (de Duboscq) de Lomagne-Tarride. Distant cousin of Bernard, abbé vicomte de Lomagne-Tarride, who recommended him to Franklin.