Richard was born in Mount Lebanon, Pa., and came to Princeton from Mount Lebanon High School. At Princeton he was a member of Campus Club, majored in history, and wrote his thesis on “The Administration of Naval Logistics.” 

After graduation Richard served three years in the Navy, stationed primarily on aircraft carriers and destroyers in the Mediterranean and attaining the rank of lieutenant junior grade. He then went to Harvard Law School to acquire legal credentials and embarked on a long legal career, first with a law firm in Harrisburg, Pa., and then with DuPont, serving as general counsel for its Remington Arms division and leading DuPont’s Europe and Africa legal operations while stationed in Geneva, Switzerland.

He was a longtime resident of West Chester, Pa., and Vero Beach, Fla., but died in Media, Pa., May 3, 2020. He is survived by his former wife, two children, and four grandchildren.  

Undergraduate Class of 1953