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investor , Financial executive

Richard Lee Griffith, American Investor, financial executive. Certified NASDAC, Texas, New Mexico. Lieutenant United States Air Force, 1953-1955. Member Toastmasters (director, speaker 1958), Kiwanis (director 1964), Rotary (director 1969).


Griffith, Richard Lee was born on January 30, 1930 in Tulia, Texas, United States. Son of J. Lee and Vera (Blackard) Griffith.


Student, Baylor University, 1951. Student, Eastern New Mexico University, 1968.


Auditor, Texaco, Houston, 1951-1952; general manager, Foodtown, Tulia, Texas, 1952-1953; president, owner, Foodtown, Portales, New Mexico, since 1957; president, South Plains Commodities, Plainview, Texas, 1957-1959; treasurer, director, North Plains Compress, Tulia, Texas, since 1957; president, director, Affiliated Finance, Amarillo, Texas, 1969-1975; secretary, treasurer, director, Rusty's Weigh Scales and Svc., Lubbock, Texas, since 1987; treasurer, director, South Plains Warehouses, Lubbock, Texas, 1990-1991. Board directors and chief finance officer several small business. Field associate International Executive Svc.

Corporation, Stamford, Connecticut, since 1980. Treasurer Chadburn Cattle Company, Inc., Tulia. President Tulia Development Corporation, Business Administrative Superior vena cava syndrome, Inc.


  • Certified NASDAC, Texas, New Mexico.


The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.


God should be loved with hearts as well as with minds. To the best of their ability everyone needs to think things through in the light of reason. This means becoming aware of different points of view, and using his or her critical thinking to make sense of God's world.


Lieutenant United States Air Force, 1953-1955. Member Toastmasters (director, speaker 1958), Kiwanis (director 1964), Rotary (director 1969).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hunting, fishing, racquetball.


Married Nan Nolte, October 23, 1959 (divorced 1980). Children: Bradford Lee, Brooke Arden Griffith Stone. Married Gilley Treadaway, November 22, 1982.

J. Lee Griffith

Vera (Blackard) Griffith

Nan Nolte

Gilley Treadaway

Brooke Arden Griffith Stone Griffith

Bradford Lee Griffith