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Richard Russell Bell

business owner , contracting company executive

Richard Russell Bell, business owner, contracting company executive. President Wood River Public Library, 1951-1974. member Illinois Bankers Association, American Organization Professional Architects, Lockhaven Country Club, American Legion, Rotary (president Wood River chapter 1974-1975), Moose.

Background

Bell, Richard Russell was born on November 23, 1926 in St. Louis. Son of Russell Marion and Marguerite C. (Schmidt) Bell.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering, University Illinois, 1949.

Career

Owner, contractor Worcester & Bell Construction Company, Wood River, Illinois, since 1949. Board directors Magna Bank, Wood River.

Religion

God offers a loving relationship. The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. God has freely and graciously already made it possible.

Views

The strong feature of Methodism is that prayers are not only led by an ordained minister, but often by a local preacher - a lay person who has been trained and authorized to lead worship and preach.

Membership

President Wood River Public Library, 1951-1974. member Illinois Bankers Association, American Organization Professional Architects, Lockhaven Country Club, American Legion, Rotary (president Wood River chapter 1974-1975), Moose.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Pilot.

Connections

Married Patricia Ann Worcester, November 24, 1948. Children: Paul Michael, Mary Annual.

Politics

A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.