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Ralph Strother Richards

Ralph Strother Richards, American corporate financial executive.


  • Richards, Ralph Strother was born on March 4, 1881 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of William K. and Ida Katherine (Jones) Richards.

  • Education

    • Student in public schools.


    • Clerk Pennsylvania R.R., June 1898-May 1904. In coal brokerage business, May 1904-October 1914. Member Pittsburgh Stock Exchange, October 1914-May 1919.

      Partner Holmes, Bulkley & Wardrop, May 1919-April 1922. Partner Kay Richards & corporation since April 1922. Director Penn Central Airlines.

      President Associate Stock Exchanges.


    Clubs: Duquesne, Edgeworth, Allegheny Country, Rolling Rock.


    • Married Carolyn McClurg Snowdon, December 30, 1908. Children: Snowdon, Mary E., Ralph S., Junior.
    • father: William K. Richards
    • mother: Ida Katherine (Jones) Richards
    • spouse: Carolyn McClurg Snowdon
    • children: Snowdon Richards
    • Mary E. Richards
    • Ralph S. Richards
    • Jr Richards
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