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Richard Lee Griffith

Richard Lee Griffith, American investor, financial executive. Certified NASDAC, Texas, New Mexico. Lieutenant United States Air Force, 1953-1955. Member Toastmasters (director, speaker 1958), Kiwanis (director 1964), Rotary (director 1969).

Background

  • Griffith, Richard Lee was born on January 30, 1930 in Tulia, Texas, United States. Son of J. Lee and Vera (Blackard) Griffith.

  • Education

    • Student, Baylor University, 1951. Student, Eastern New Mexico University, 1968.

    Career

    • Auditor Texaco, Houston, 1951-1952. General manager Foodtown, Tulia, Texas, 1952-1953, president, owner Portales, New Mexico, since 1957. President South Plains Commodities, Plainview, Texas, 1957-1959.

      Treasurer, director North Plains Compress, Tulia, since 1957. President, director Affiliated Finance, Amarillo, 1969-1975. Secretary, treasurer, director Rusty's Weigh Scales and Service, Lubbock, since 1987.

      Treasurer, director South Plains Warehouses, 1990-1991. Board directors and chief finance officer several small business. Field associate International Executive Service Corporation, Stamford, Connecticut, since 1980.

      Treasurer Chadburn Cattle Company, Inc., Tulia. President Tulia Development Corporation, Business Administrative Services, Inc.

    Major achievements

    • Certified NASDAC, Texas, New Mexico.

    Politics

    Peace making is the creative and positive quest for the well-being of humankind and the planet on which people live.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    In modern culture the ability to make decisions and choose our own path in life has extremely high value. But through the faith we voluntarily surrender to God in love and joy.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Responsibility for parenting is to encourage social, economic, and religious efforts to maintain and strengthen relationships within families in order that every member may be assisted toward complete personhood.

    Membership

    Lieutenant United States Air Force, 1953-1955. Member Toastmasters (director, speaker 1958), Kiwanis (director 1964), Rotary (director 1969).

    Personality

    Interests

    Hunting, fishing, racquetball.

    Connections

    • Married Nan Nolte, October 23, 1959 (divorced 1980). Children: Bradford Lee, Brooke Arden Griffith Stone. Married Gilley Treadaway, November 22, 1982.
    • father: J. Lee Griffith
    • mother: Vera (Blackard) Griffith
    • spouses: Nan Nolte
    • Gilley Treadaway
    • children: Bradford Lee Griffith
    • Brooke Arden Griffith Stone Griffith
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    Born January 30, 1930
    Nationality
    • 1951
      Baylor University
    • 1968
      Eastern New Mexico University
    • 1951 - 1952
      Auditor, Texaco
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1952 - 1953
      general manager, Foodtown
      Tulia, Texas, United States
    • 1957 - 1959
      president, South Plains Commodities
      Plainview, New York, United States
    • 1957
      treasurer, North Plains Compress
      Tulia, Texas, United States
    • 1957
      director, North Plains Compress
      Tulia, Texas, United States
    • 1969 - 1975
      president, Affiliated Finance
      Amarillo, Texas, United States
    • 1969 - 1975
      director, Affiliated Finance
      Amarillo, Texas, United States
    • 1987
      secretary, Rusty's Weigh Scales and Service
      Lubbock, Texas, United States
    • 1987
      treasurer, Rusty's Weigh Scales and Service
      Lubbock, Texas, United States
    • 1987
      director, Rusty's Weigh Scales and Service
      Lubbock, Texas, United States
    • 1990 - 1991
      treasurer, South Plains Warehouses
    • 1990 - 1991
      director, South Plains Warehouses
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