Charles L. Richards

U.S. Congressperson

1877 – 1953

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Who was Charles L. Richards?

Charles Lenmore Richards was a United States Representative from Nevada.

Born in Austin, Nevada, Richards attended public schools in Nevada and Pennsylvania. He graduated from the law department of Stanford University, in 1901. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Tonopah, Nevada, in 1901. He was the district attorney of Nye County in 1903 and 1904. In 1919 he was a member of the Nevada Assembly and moved to Reno. He served as chairman of the Democratic State committee in 1922 and as councilor from Nevada to the United States Chamber of Commerce from March 29, 1923, to May 20, 1924.

Richards was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-eighth Congress. He ran for reelection in 1924 but did not win. He resumed the practice of law in Reno until his death there on December 22, 1953. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery.

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Born
Oct 3, 1877
Austin
Also known as
  • Charles Richards
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Stanford University
Died
Dec 22, 1953
Reno

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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