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Bess Casper Rich, American city official. Certified special education teacher. President NCJW, Mobile, 1982; president Helping Hands, Mobile, 1984; secretary Easter Seals, Mobile, 1986-1987; commissioner Planning Commission, Mobile, 1993-1997. Member Lions Club, Kiwanis.


Rich, Bess Casper was born on June 4, 1951 in Englewood, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Jay and Sonia Florence (Chernetz) Casper.


Bachelor of Science, Ohio State University, 1973.


Teacher, Columbus (Ohio) Public School, 1973-1975;teacher, St. Marks School, Mobile, Alabama, 1988;teacher, Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri Preschool, Mobile, 1989-1992;teacher, Winackers School, Mobile, 1992-1993;county representative District 6, City of Mobile. Tutor Montessori Special School, Cleveland, 1977-1978.


President NCJW, Mobile, 1982. President Helping Hands, Mobile, 1984. Secretary Easter Seals, Mobile, 1986-1987.

Commissioner Planning Commission, Mobile, 1993-1997. Member Lions Club, Kiwanis.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, cooking, swimming, fishing.


Married Leonard Steven Rich, December 26, 1974. Children: Michael Andrew, Lauren Sue.