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Corporation executive

Roy Richards, American corporation executive. Served to captain Army of the United States, 1942-1945.; Member National Society Professional Engineers.


Richards, Roy was born on April 11, 1912 in Carrollton, Georgia, United States. Son of Thomas Wiley and Ida (Stovall) Richards.


Bachelor of Science in Mech. Engineering, Georgia Institute Technology, 1935.


Proprietor Richards & Associates, Inc., and predecessor, Carrollton, 1936-1939, president, 1935-1985. President Roy Richards realty corporation, Carrollton, 1950-1985, Southwire Realty Company, Carrollton, 1950-1985, National- Southwire Aluminum Company, Hawesville, Kentucky, 1968-1985, Richards Motor Company, Villa Rica, Georgia, 1946-1985, Southwire International Corporation, San Juan, P.R., 1952-1985. Chairman of the Board Peoples Bank, Carrollton, Southwire Company, Carrollton.

Director First National Bank Atlanta, First National Holding Corporation, Atlanta, Ranchers Exploration & Development Corporation, Albuquerque, Munford Inc., Atlanta. Board of directors Carroll City-County Hospital Authority, Carrollton, Tanner Memorial Hospital.


  • Other Work

    • Authority, Carrollton, Tanner Memorial Hosp.


Served to captain Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member National Society Professional Engineers.


Married Alice Coyner Huffard, January 25, 1958. Children: Roy, James Case, Nancy Hufford, Lee Wiley, Elizabeth Kemper, Robin Anne, Laura Hudson.

Thomas Wiley Richards

Ida (Stovall) Richards

Alice Coyner Huffard

Roy Richards

James Case Richards

Nancy Hufford Richards

Laura Hudson Richards

Robin Anne Richards

Elizabeth Kemper Richards

Lee Wiley Richards