H. L. "Bill" RichardsonRepublican
Hubert Leon Richardson
Born: December 28, 1927 in Terre Haute, Indiana
Married: Barbara Budrow
Children: Laurie Paredes, Carrie Herbertson, and Doug Richardson
Military Service: USN (WWII)
Died: January 13, 2020 in California
1970-1974: Minority Caucus Chair, California State Senate
1975-2020: Founder and Chairman, Gun Owners of California
1976-2020: Founder and Chairman, Gun Owners of America
1979: Minority Caucus Chair, California State Senate
1986: Primary Candidate for Lieutenant Governor (Lost; 42.6%)
- PUBLISHED: Senator Richardson has authored several books, including Tea Party Talk (2012), Slightly to the Right! (1966), What Makes You Think We Read the Bills? (1978), Confrontational Politics (2009), and Political Salt (1975).
- SILVER SCREEN: Richardson's son Doug wrote the screenplays for the movies "Die Hard 2" (1990), "Bad Boys" (1995), and "Welcome to Mooseport" (2004).
Source: California Blue Book (1967)
Source: California Legislature Handbook (1983)