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Physician

Richard Biddle Richter, American physician. Member American Neurological Association (president 1963), American Association of Neuropathologists (president 1960-1961), Association for Research Nervous and Mental Diseases, American Academy Neurology, American Association for Advancement of Science, American Medical Association, Chicago Neurological Society (past president), Chicago Medical Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Omega Alpha, Sigma Xi.

Background

Richter, Richard Biddle was born on May 9, 1901 in La Porte, Indiana, United States. Son of Harry Walter and Elizabeth (Biddle) Richter.

Education

Bachelor of Science, U. Chicago, 1922. Doctor of Medicine Rush Medical College, 1925.

Career

Interne Presbyterian Hospital, Chicago, 1924-1925. Graduate work in neurology, Rush Medical College, 1925-1930, assistant clinical professor neurology, 1932-1939. Assistant professor medicine, University of Chicago, 1936-1945, associate professor of medicine, 1945-1946, professor of neurology, 1946-1971.

Attending neurologist, Albert Merritt Billings Hospital, 1936-1971, Cook County Hospital, 1934-1938.

Membership

Member American Neurological Association (president 1963), American Association of Neuropathologists (president 1960-1961), Association for Research Nervous and Mental Diseases, American Academy Neurology, American Association for Advancement of Science, American Medical Association, Chicago Neurological Society (past president), Chicago Medical Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Omega Alpha, Sigma Xi. Clubs: Quadrangle, Chicago Literary (Chicago). Member editorial advisory board, Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology since 1950, and Neurology, 1950-1971.

Connections

Married Gudrun Anderson, January 27, 1926. Children: Tor, Anders.

father:
Harry Walter Richter

mother:
Elizabeth (Biddle) Richter

spouse:
Gudrun Anderson

child:
Tor Richter

child:
Anders Richter