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Myrtle Richardson, American Born: Steamburg, Ohio, July 2, 1907 Abstractor, former judge ( law: practitioner & admin.law: judicial administration, Retired) abstracter, former judge. Member Chamber of Commerce (secretary-manager 1947-1954), Edwards County History Society (historian), S. Central Kansas Probate Judges Association (president 1966).

Background

Richardson, Myrtle was born on July 2, 1907 in Steamburg, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Thomas and Blanche (Whitecotton) Heinselman.

Education

Student, Kansas State Teachers College, 1926. Associate of Arts, Dodge City Community College, 1978.

Career

Lee Richardson Ridgway. Teacher public schools, Edwards County, Kansas, 1924-1928. Reporter, advertiser Kinsley (Kansas) Graphic, 1928-1935, manager, 1937-1941.

Editor, advertising manager Southern Standard, McMinnville, Tennessee, 1935-1936. Abstractor H. F. Thompson, Kinsley, 1943-1954. Editor Kinsley Mercury, 1954-1957.

Abstractor, Kinsley, 1957-1984. Probate judge, Kinsley, 1958-1969. Judge Municipal Court Kinsley,1958-1969.

Board of directors United Drive, 1947-1957, Edwards County chapter American Red Cross, 1940-1950. Community and project leader 4-H Club, 1943-1952. Community and project leader Edwards County 4-H Who's Who Club, 1943-1952.

President Parent-Teachers Association, 1940-1944. Vice chairman Edwards County Democratic Committee 1956-1984. President Edwards County Federation Democratic Women's Club, 1970-1974, 76-84.

Chairman Democratic Central Committee, Edwards County, 1981. District director South 1st District Federation Democratic Women's Clubs, 1981.

Membership

Board directors United Drive, 1947-1957, Edwards County chapter American Red Cross, 1940-1950. Community and project leader 4-H Club, 1943-1952. Community and project leader Edwards County 4-H Who's Who Club, 1943-1952.

President Parent-Teachers Association, 1940-1944. Vice chairman Edwards County Democratic Committee, 1956-1984. President Edwards County Federation Democratic Women's Club, 1970-1974, 76-84.

Chairman Democratic Central Committee, Edwards County, 1981. District director South 1st District Federation Democratic Women's Clubs, 1981. Member of the Chamber of Commerce (secretary-manager 1947-1954), Edwards County History Society (historian), South Central Kansas Probate Judges Association (president 1966).

Connections

Married Harold E. Richardson, March 4, 1929 (divorced). 1 child, Nancy Lee Richardson Ridgway.

father:
Thomas Heinselman

mother:
Blanche (Whitecotton) Heinselman

spouse:
Harold E. Richardson

child:
Nancy Lee Richardson Ridgway Richardson