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State official

Richard H. Austin was American state official. Board directors Harper Hospital, Detroit, Metropolitan Detroit United Way, Community Foundation Southeast Michigan, Detroit Memorial Park Cemetery. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (Distinguished Achievement award 1988).

Background

Austin, Richard H. was born on May 6, 1913 in Alabama, United States. Son of Richard H. and Lelia (Hill) Austin.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Detroit Institute of Technology, 1937. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Detroit College Business, 1971. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Michigan State University, 1985.

Honorary Doctor of Laws, University Detroit, 1988. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Northern Michigan University, 1989.

Career

Private practice accounting, Detroit, 1941-1971. Auditor Wayne County, Michigan, 1967-1970. Secretary of state Michigan Lansing, 1971-1994.

Delaware Michigan Constitutional Convention, 1961-1962.

Membership

Board directors Harper Hospital, Detroit, Metropolitan Detroit United Way, Community Foundation Southeast Michigan, Detroit Memorial Park Cemetery. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (Distinguished Achievement award 1988).

Connections

Married Ida B. Dawson, August 19, 1939. 1 child, Hazel.

father:
Richard H. Austin

mother:
Lelia (Hill) Austin

spouse:
Ida B. Dawson

child:
Hazel Austin