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Richard A. Morehouse ’24

Published in Oct. 25, 2000, issue

Richard, of Overland Park, Kans., died on June 19, 2000. He graduated from the Lawrenceville School in 1920.

In 1926, he enlisted in the Air Corps Reserve in Columbus, Ohio. He graduated in 1931 as an attack pilot. The next year, he moved to Kansas City. He served on the Kansas City board of trade until 1937. He was recalled to active duty in 1940 and became the commanding officer at Bowman Field in Louisville, Ky. He served two years in Korea during WWII and returned to Korea in 1953 with the 51st Fighter Interceptor Wing. He retired as a col. in 1955.

He was a member of the Second Presbyterian Church, the Kansas City Country Club (for over 40 years), and the Princeton Club of Kansas City.

His wife, Martha Moore, died in 1993. He is survived by a daughter, Mary M. Mann, son Richard Jr., five grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

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