Bachelor, Los Angeles Baptist College, 1979. Master of Arts, California Graduate Theology, 1981. Doctor in Ministry, California Graduate Theology, 1983.
Master of Arts, Azusa Pacific University, 1982.
Account executive, Transport Employer Benefits, Los Angeles, 1967-1970; regional director agys., Pacific National Capitol Life, Pacific Fidelity Northwest LIfe, Los Angeles, 1970-1975; manager employee benefits, Speare and Company, Los Angeles, 1975-1977; vice president benefits and finance services, Speare and Company, Santa Monica, California, 1980-1989; president, G.C. Richardson Finance Superior vena cava syndrome, Inc., Northridge, California, since 1989; associate pastor, Van Nuys (California) 1st Baptist, 1977-1979; senior pastor, Foothill Baptist Church, Sylmar, California, 1979-1986; president, Growing Edge Counseling Center, Northridge, California, since 1983; president, Brittain Company, Covina, California, since 1987. Chairman North Valley Christian Counseling Center, Inc., Northridge, since 1982. Trustee Southwest Baptist Conference, West Covina, 1984, moderator, 1988.
(Book by Judson J. Swihart, Gerald C. Richardson)
Planning commissioner City of Manhattan Beach, California, 1967-1970, chairman crime study commission, 1968-1969, councilman, 1970-1974, mayor, 1972-1973. Member Republican Center Committee, Los Angeles, 1958-1960. Served with United States National Guard, 2955-2963.
Member American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, International Association for Finance Planning, Institute Certified Finance Planners, Christian Association for Counseling and Development.
Married JoAnn Cox, September 21, 1963. Children: JoAnn H., Gerald D., Charles E., John M.