Frederick William RICHMOND, Congress, NY (1923)


RICHMOND, Frederick William, a Representative from New York; born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 15, 1923; attended Mattapan (Mass.) Elementary School; was graduated from Roxbury (Mass.) Memorial High School, 1940; B.A., Boston University, 1945; served in the United States Navy, 1943-1945; pursued a career in business; served as deputy finance chairman, Democratic National Committee, 1958-1960; budget director, New York State Council on the Arts, 1965-1975; New York City human rights commissioner, 1964-1970; New York City taxi and limousine commissioner, 1970-1972; New York City councilman, 1973-1974; delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1964; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses, and served from January 3, 1975, until his resignation on August 25, 1982; is a resident of New York City.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present