Biographical Sketch of John D. Richardson, St. Joseph, Buchanan County, MO

>From "History of Buchanan County, Missouri, Published 1881, St. Joseph
Steam Printing Company, Printers, Binders, Etc., St. Joseph, Missouri.

John D. Richardson, merchant, was born in Clark County, Virginia, in
1849. Received a collegiate education at Hampden Sidney College, in
Prince Edward County, Virginia, and came to St. Joseph in 1871. Here
he engaged with R. L. McDonald & Co. as stock clerk, remaining in their
employ until the spring of 1874. Was then employed by Fallis, Trice &
Co., as salesman. In 1876, Henderson & Co. bought out the firm of
Fallis, Trice & Co., when Mr. Richardson and Mr. Wyatt took charge of
the business for the company. In July, 1876, the present well known
and popular firm of Townsend, Wyatt & Co. bought out the store, the
business of which they have since continued to conduct. Mr. Richard-
son married Miss Mary C. Furguson in 1874. They have two boys, John H.
and Herbert Freddie.

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