Hervey Richardson Interview, ca. 1976
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Macalester College; New York (N.Y.); Farm life--Minnesota--Stevens County; Agriculture--Minnesota--Stevens County; Farmers--Minnesota--Stevens County; Tractors--Minnesota; Legislators--Minnesota; Income tax--Minnesota; State birds--Minnesota; Appraisers--Minnesota--Morris; Municipal officials and employees--Minnesota--Morris
Hervey Richardson is 75 years old and was born in Morris. His father was a congregational minister. Hervey Richardson graduated from Macalester College and received a fellowship to study retailing in New York. He returned to farm outside of Morris.
In this interview, Hervey Richardson talks about farming and early tractors. He was elected to the State Legislature in 1960, and he mentions his role in determining the state bird. He then became the Morris City Assessor and he discusses the various aspects of that job.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Richardson, Hervey, "Hervey Richardson Interview, ca. 1976" (1976). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 15.