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business management educator

Richard Franklin Sperring, business management educator. Bar: Florida 1982.


Sperring, Richard Franklin was born on August 22, 1930 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States. Son of Earl Lewis and Helen Mae (Smith) Sperring.


Bachelor of Science in Ceramic Engineering, Iowa State University, 1952. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1957. Juris Doctor cum laude, University Miami, 1982.


Various including engineer, plant manager, general manager, vice president, Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company Industries, Pittsburgh, 1952-1979;part-time law clerk, Bailey and Dawes, P.A., Miami, Florida, 1980-1981;associate attorney, Fine Jacobson Block Klein Colan and Simon, P.A., Miami, 1982-1983;assistant professor, director Master of Business Administration/Accounting programs, St. Thomas U., Miami, 1984-1985;founding dean College Business and Finance, St. Thomas U., Miami, 1984-1986;visiting professor Public Administration, Florida International U., Miami, 1987;executive director state board of education, State of Idaho, Boise, 1987-1988;professor business management, William Penn College, Oskaloosa, Iowa., since 1989.


  • Bar: Florida 1982.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


School board Crystal City, Missoury, 1959-1961, Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania, 1974-1979. Trustee Salem (West Virginia) College, 1962-1966, William Penn College, since 1991. Scoutmaster commissioner Boy Scouts American, Crystal City, 1957-1960.

Manager and commissioner Little League Baseball, Crystal City, 1957-1960. Board directors Clarksburg (West Virginia) Association for Industrial Management, 1964-1966. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1952-1954, Korea.

Member American Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, Decision Sciences Institute M C.


Married Margaret Lucille DeMoss, December 19, 1954. Children: Diane Jean Sperring Rabideau, Catherine Elaine Sperring Garcia, David Lyle Sperring.

Earl Lewis Sperring

Helen Mae (Smith) Sperring

Margaret Lucille DeMoss

Diane Jean Sperring Rabideau Sperring

Catherine Elaine Sperring Garcia Sperring

David Lyle Sperring