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Ralph Strother Richards

corporate financial executive.

Ralph Strother Richards, American corporate financial executive.

Background

Richards, Ralph Strother was born on March 4, 1881 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of William K. and Ida Katherine (Jones) Richards.

Education

Student in public schools.

Career

Clerk Pennsylvania R.R., June 1898-May 1904. In coal brokerage business, May 1904-October 1914. Member Pittsburgh Stock Exchange, October 1914-May 1919.

Partner Holmes, Bulkley & Wardrop, May 1919-April 1922. Partner Kay Richards & corporation since April 1922. Director Penn Central Airlines.

President Associate Stock Exchanges.

Membership

Clubs: Duquesne, Edgeworth, Allegheny Country, Rolling Rock.

Connections

Married Carolyn McClurg Snowdon, December 30, 1908. Children: Snowdon, Mary E., Ralph S., Junior.

father:
William K. Richards

mother:
Ida Katherine (Jones) Richards

spouse:
Carolyn McClurg Snowdon

children:
Snowdon Richards

Mary E. Richards

Ralph S. Richards

Jr Richards