Richards, James P. (James Prioleau), 1894-1979
- Existence: 18940831 - 19790221
- Liberty Hill (S.C.) (Place of Birth)
- Lancaster (S.C.) (Place of Death)
- Language: English. Script: Latin
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Richards, James P.
File — Box 38
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:
The Ernest F. Hollings files contain Workman’s notes from Hollings’ gubernatorial press conferences, 1959-1961, gubernatorial campaign of 1958, and primary campaign for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate in 1962 (including transcripts of television appearances). The George Bell Timmerman and Donald Russell files also contain gubernatorial press conference notes and speeches.
Dates: 1915 - 1997
James Prioleau Richards Papers
Abstract James Prioleau "Dick" Richards represented South Carolina's 5th District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1933 until his retirement following the 1956 session. He served on the Foreign Affairs committee throughout his Congressional career and became expert in the subject. Richards served as Special Assistant to President Eisenhower for the Middle East from January 1957 to January 1958. In this capacity he visited Ethiopia, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Morocco, Tripoli and Turkey, among...
Dates: 1932 - 1974