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Ralph Herman Richardson

Ralph Herman Richardson, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit), Supreme Court United States 1970.

Background

  • Richardson, Ralph Herman was born on October 12, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Ralph Onazime and Lucinda Ollie (Fluence) Richardson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Wayne State University, 1964. Juris Doctor, Wayne State University, 1970.

    Career

    • Postal transportation clerk United States P. O., Detroit, 1954-1956. Clerk public aid worker City Detroit, 1956-1965. Senior labor relations representative Ford Motor Company, Ypsilanti, Michigan, 1965-1970, wage admins., 1966, labor relations representative, 1967.

      Attorney Brown Grier, Richardson Professional Corporation, Detroit, 1970-1971. Atty Richardson, Grier Professional Corporation, 1971-1973. Partner Stone, Richardson Professional Corporation, since 1973.

      Board directors Legal Aid, Defender Association Detroit, 1985-1986. Appointed honorary special agent Office of Investigations, Office Inspector general, United States Printing Office, 1997.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Michigan, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit), Supreme Court United States 1970.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member board directors Young Men’s Christian Association Fisher Branch. Boy Scouts American; appointed to Board Appeals for Hospital Bed Reduction by Governor State of Michigan, 1982, appointed Special Assistant Attorney General, by Frank J. Kelley, Atty General for the State Michigan, May 23, 1984, appointed to Task Oriented Committee to review the issue in-home child care by Detroit City Council Member, Maryann Mahaffey. With United States Army, 1964.

    Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (life), American Arbitration Association, Legal Aid Defender Association, Michigan State Bar Fellows, Optimists, Masons (past master, past commander-in-chief), Shriners (imperial legal advisor, general counsel 1994-1902, Right Eminent Grand Commander of the Knights Templar, State of Michigan since 1997, past potentate, honorary past imperial potenate), Phi Alpha Delta, Kappa Alpha Psi (life member).

    Connections

    • Married Arvie Y., June 1, 1956 (divorced 1961). Children: Cassandra, Tanya, Arvie Lynn. Married Julia A., September 16, 1962 (divorced 1982).

      Children: Traci, Theron.
    • father: Ralph Onazime Richardson
    • mother: Lucinda Ollie (Fluence) Richardson
    • spouses: Arvie Y.
    • Julia A.
    • children: Cassandra Richardson
    • Tanya Richardson
    • Arvie Lynn Richardson
    • Traci Richardson
    • Theron Richardson
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    Born October 12, 1935
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