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Charles Richard Beard

Charles Richard Beard, American lawyer. Bar: Missouri 1955, United States Court Military Appeals 1963, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1963.

Background

  • Beard, Charles Richard was born on July 30, 1929 in St. Louis. Son of John William and Nellie Marie (Trullinger) Beard.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Washington University, St. Louis, 1950. Juris Doctor, Washington University, St. Louis, 1955.

    Career

    • With various law firms, St. Louis, 1955-1968. Senior counsel, assistant secretary The May Department Stores Company, 1968-1993.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Missouri 1955, United States Court Military Appeals 1963, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1963.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Chairman parks and recreation commission City of Clayton, Missouri, 1970-1971. Liaison officer to admissions office United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1976-1980. Colonel United States Army Reserve, 1975-1980.

    Member Bar Association Metropolitan St. Louis (chairman probate committee 1965, admissions committee 1969, public contracts committee 1978), Merchants Research Council (board directors 1969-1992), National Retail Federation (lawyers committee, legislation steering committee credit management division), Missouri Chamber of Commerce (taxation and fiscal affairs council), Masons, Shriners, Toastmasters (award 1973), Phi Delta Phi, Kappa Sigma.

    Connections

    • Married Phyllis James Church, December 29, 1956. Children: Carolyn Emily, Charles Richard, Elizabeth Church.
    • father: John William Beard
    • mother: Nellie Marie (Trullinger) Beard
    • spouse: Phyllis James Church
    • children: Carolyn Emily Beard
    • Charles Richard Beard
    • Elizabeth Church Beard
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