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William Burdette Richardson

Senator William Burdette Richardson, 1935-1936 Legislative Session, Minnesota LegislatureActing Lieutenant Governor
August 24, 1936 - January 1, 1937

Richardson was never sworn in as lieutenant governor. He was president pro tem of the Senate and became acting lieutenant governor when Gov. Floyd B. Olson died and Lt. Gov. Hjalmar Petersen became governor.

Born: November 10, 1874
in Rochester, Minnesota

Died: September 19, 1945
in Rochester, Minnesota

Occupation: Lawyer, businessman, public official, legislator

Party: Republican

 

Resources
Photographs of William B. Richardson
Legislature Member Record, Minnesota Legislative Reference Library