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Frank Kellogg Richardson, lawyer, former state justice. Bar: California 1938.


Richardson, Frank Kellogg was born on February 13, 1914 in St. Helena, California, United States. Son of Channing Alonzo and Jessie May (Kellogg) Richardson.


Student, University Pennsylvania, 1931-1932;Bachelor of Arts with distinction, Stanford University, 1935;Bachelor of Laws, Stanford University, 1938;honorary Doctor of Laws, Western State University, San Diego, 1976;honorary Doctor of Laws, Mid-Valley College Law, Los Angeles, 1977;honorary Doctor of Laws, Pepperdine U., Los Angeles, 1981.


Sole practice, Oroville, California, 1939-1942;sole practice, Sacramento, California, 1946-1971;presiding justice, California Court of Appeal (3d District), 1971-1974;associate justice, California Supreme Court, Sacramento, 1974-1983;solicitor, unites states department Interior, 1984-1985. Professor of law U. Pacific., 1946-1951. Distinguished visiting professor law Pepperdine U., Los Angeles, 1984.

Director Fedco, Inc.


  • Bar: California 1938.


Salvation requires work. It can only be accomplished through effort, and this is what the Gospel is all about.


Every human being regardless of its race, gender or sexual orientation should have all human and civil rights.


Church members should meet regularly in order to be accountable to each other about how each person was living the Christian life.


President Methodist Hospital, Sacramento, 1965-1971, Sacramento Community Welfare Council, 1956-1957, Sacramento Young Men’s Christian Association, World Affairs Council Sacramento, 1970-1971. Board visitors, member executive committee law school Stanford (California) University, 1966-1969. Board directors Methodist Hospital of Sacramento Valley Health Care Foundation Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1943.

Served with United States Army, 1943-1945. Fellow American College Probate Counsel, American Bar Foundation, American College Trust and Estate Counsel Foundation. Member California Judges Association, State Bar California (member executive committee 1965-1969), Presiding Justice Courts Appeal, Sacramento County Bar Association (president 1962-1963), Order of Coif (honorary), Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Theta Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Phi Delta Phi (honorary).

Clubs: Sutter (honorary).


Married Elizabeth Kingdon, January 23. 1943; children: Stuart Channing, Paul Kellogg, Eric Kingdon, David Huntington.

Channing Alonzo Richardson

Jessie May (Kellogg) Richardson

Elizabeth Kingdon

Stuart Channing Richardson

Paul Kellogg Richardson

Eric Kingdon Richardson

David Huntington Richardson