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Lawyer

Richard F. Upton, American lawyer. Bar: New Hampshire 1938.

Background

Upton, Richard F. was born on September 3, 1914 in Bow, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Robert W. and Martha G. University.

Education

Graduate, Phillips Exeter Academy, 1931. AB, Dartmouth, 1935; Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1938.

Career

Practice law, Concord, since 1938. Director Concord National Bank, Concord Group Insurance Companies.

Achievements

  • Bar: New Hampshire 1938.

Works

Membership

Member New Hampshire State Housing Board, 1946-1948, New Hampshire War Records Committee, 1946-1951, New Hampshire Commission Alcoholism, 1951-1963, New Hampshire Commission Interstate Cooperation, 1951-1955. Chairman New Hampshire Civil Rights Advisory Commission, 1958-1962, New Hampshire Lincoln Sesquicentennial Committee, 1958-1960. Member New Hampshire Committee Study Public Schools, 1961-1963.

Member New Hampshire History Commission, 1963-1968, chairman, 1965-1968. Chairman New Hampshire Fish and Game Commission, 1968-1974. Chairman committee environmental systems New Hampshire Citizens' Task Force, 1969-1970.

Member New Hampshire Interstate Wetlands Commission, 1969-1970. Chairman New Hampshire Environmental Council, 1970-1971. Member New Hampshire Boundary Commission, 1971-1973, New Hampshire American Revolutionary Bicentennial Committee, 1969-1975, Member New Hampshire Legislature, 1941, 47, 49, major floor leader, 1947, speaker, 1949.

President 15th New Hampshire Constitutional Convention, 1964 (president), 17th New Hampshire Constitutional Convention, 1984. Trustee New Hampshire Hospital, 1946-1948. Served to captain Army of the United States, 1942-1946.

Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association, New Hampshire Bar Association (president 1964-1965), New Hampshire History Society (president 1974-1980, trustee since 1980).

Connections

Married Marie Audibert, September 23, 1950 (deceased 1970). Children: William W., Mathew H. Married Shirley D. Knowland, May 17, 1975.

father:
Robert W.

mother:
Martha G. University

spouse:
Marie Audibert

spouse:
Shirley D. Knowland

child:
William W. Upton

child:
Mathew H Upton