H. L. "Bill" RichardsonRepublican
Hubert Leon Richardson
Born: December 28, 1927 in Terre Haute, Indiana
Married: Barbara Budrow
Children: Carrie Herbertson, Doug Richardson, and Laurie Paredes
Military Service: USN (WWII)
1970-1974: Minority Caucus Chair, California State Senate
1975-Present: Founder and Chairman, Gun Owners of America
1979: Minority Caucus Chair, California State Senate
1986: Primary Candidate for Lieutenant Governor (Lost; 42.6%)
- SILVER SCREEN: Richardson's son Doug wrote the screenplays for the movies "Die Hard 2" (1990), "Bad Boys" (1995), and "Welcome to Mooseport" (2004).
- 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).
Source: California Blue Book (1967)
Source: California Legislature Handbook (1983)