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Charles L Richards

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Preceded by  Samuel S. Arentz
Profession  Attorney
Role  Attorney at law
Party  Democratic Party
Political party  Democratic
Name  Charles Richards
Education  Stanford University
Succeeded by  Samuel S. Arentz
Charles L. Richards
Born  October 3, 1877 Austin, Nevada (1877-10-03)
Died  December 22, 1953, Reno, Nevada, United States

Charles Lenmore Richards (October 3, 1877 – December 22, 1953) was a United States Representative from Nevada.

Born in Austin, Nevada, Richards attended public schools in Nevada and Pennsylvania. He graduated from the law department of Stanford University, in 1901. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Tonopah, Nevada, in 1901. He was the district attorney of Nye County in 1903 and 1904. In 1919 he was a member of the Nevada Assembly and moved to Reno. He served as chairman of the Democratic State committee in 1922 and as councilor from Nevada to the United States Chamber of Commerce from March 29, 1923, to May 20, 1924.

Richards was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1925). He ran for reelection in 1924 but did not win. He resumed the practice of law in Reno until his death there on December 22, 1953. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery.


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