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David Crockett Richardson

David Crockett Richardson, American mayor. member Virginia State Bar Association, Richmond Bar Association, American History Society, R. E. Lee & Camp Northern 1, George E. Pickett Camp Confederate Veterans, board visitors Confederate Soldiers’ Home.

Background

  • Richardson, David Crockett was born on June 7, 1845 in New Kent Company, Virginia, United States. Son of Turner and Margaret Ann (Robertson) Richardson.

  • Education

    • Removed to Richmond, Virginia, 1855. Educated private schools. Enlisted at beginning of Civil War in Packer’s Battery of Art., C.S.A.

      Wounded at 2d battle of Manassas, discharged, but reenlisted within a few months and served until end of war. Bachelor of Laws, Richmond College School of Law, 1874.

    Career

    • 2d, Florence B. Hechler. Clerk Police Court, Richmond, 1870-1880. Justice Police Court, 1880-1888.

      Commonwealth’s attorney, 1896-1906 (declined reelection). Practiced law, 1906-1908. Mayor of Richmond, since 1908.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member Virginia State Bar Association, Richmond Bar Association, American History Society, R. E. Lee & Camp Northern 1, George E. Pickett Camp Confederate Veterans, board visitors Confederate Soldiers’ Home. Clubs: Commonwealth, Business Men’s.

    Connections

    • Married Alice A. Fellows.
    • father: Turner Richardson
    • mother: Margaret Ann (Robertson) Richardson
    • spouse: Alice A. Fellows
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