Richard J. Riordan, American former state official, former mayor. Co-founder LEARN, 1991; sponsor Writing to Read computer labs Riordan Foundation; active Eastside Boys and Girls Club. Lieutenant United States Army, Korea.
Riordan, Richard J. was born in 1930 in Flushing, New York, United States.
Attended, University of California, Santa Clara
graduate, Princeton University, 1952;
Juris Doctor, University of Michigan, 1956.
With O'Melveny & Myers, Los Angeles. Owner, operator Original Pantry Cafe. Founder Total Pharmaceutical Care, Tetra Tech.
Attorney Riordan & McKinzie, 1970—2003. Mayor Los Angeles, 1993—2001. Secretary of education State of California, Sacramento, 2003—2005.
Co-founder LEARN, 1991. Sponsor Writing to Read computer labs Riordan Foundation. Active Eastside Boys and Girls Club.
Lieutenant United States Army, Korea.
Married Eugenia Riordan. 6 children (2 deceased). Married Jill Riordan.