1 son, Richard Lee III. Cashier First Standard Bank, Louisville, 1920-1922. Business manager Robert S. Abbott Publishing Company, 1922-1927. General manager Chicago Bee Public Company, 1927-1928.
Vice president, general superintendent, personnel director South Center Department Store, Chicago, 1928-1942. Vice president National Investors Corporation, 1946-1949. Vice president, public relations director South Center Department Store, 1949-1954, vice president, 1959-1960.
Director United States Operations Mission to Liberia, Foreign Operations Administration, 1954-1955. United States ambassador to Liberia, 1955-1960. Executive vice president Victory Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1960-1975.
United States alternate delegate 11th General Assembly of the United Nations.