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Elliott Richardson reminiscences, 1963


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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Born in Philadelphia, Elliott Richardson (1881-1964) was the son of Dr. Elliott Richardson and Achsah Nevins Richardson. Both parents died when he was young, and he and his siblings were raised by their aunts. He graduated from the George School and then earned a B.S. from Swarthmore College in 1902, followed by a degree in civil engineering. In 1915, he married Dorothy Strode. A member of Swarthmore Monthly Meeting, he served as Borough Manager for 26 years, retiring in 1961.

Handwritten (partial) and typed copies of reminiscences of Elliott Richardson, 1881-1941. Elliott Richardson, II, (1881-1964) served as long-time Borough Manager of Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. He was a graduate of Swarthmore College, 1902.

Edited by Jane Richardson Mapes and printed by Richardson Press, Riverton, NJ. Copyright Elliott Richardson, III. They were the children of Elliott Richardson.

Gift of Robert Elliott Richardson, grandson, Acc. 2020.19.

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