Charles C. Richards, Sr. was born 16 September 1859 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah to Franklin Dewey Richards (1821-1899) and Jane Snyder (1823-1912) and died 10 August 1953 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah of unspecified causes. He married Louisa Letitia Peery (1860-1930) 18 December 1877 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah.


Charles Comstock Richards (1859-1953) - Recognized as one of the leading lawyers in Utah. Weber County Clerk, County Attorney, represented county in Utah Legislature, was Secretary of Utah Territory, took prominent part in getting Utah Statehood.

Son of Apostle Franklin Dewey Richards & Jane Snyder Richards - Husband of Louisa Letitia Peery Richards - Attorney at Law - First Counselor in Ogden Stake Presidency - Ogden, Weber County, Utah.

A Brief Sketch of The Organization and Growth of the Democratic Party in the Territory of Utah (1847-1896) - By Honorable Charles C. Richards - Sage Brush Democratic Party, Perpetuating the Sagebrush Democracy, Organized in 1888 - Salt Lake City, Utah

His son, Franklin Dewey Richards (1900-1987) - LDS Missionary and general authority Seventy.


Offspring of Charles C. Richards, Sr. and Louisa Letitia Peery (1860-1930)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Letitia Jane Richards (1879-1966)
Charles Comstock Richards (1881-1952)
Mabel Clare Richards (1884-1890)
Jesse Snyder Richards (1887-1928)
Harold Peery Richards (1889-1970)
Laurence William Richards (1892-1974)
Lorenzo Maeser Richards (1896-1981)
Franklin Dewey Richards (1900-1987) 17 November 1900 Ogden, Weber County, Utah 13 November 1987 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Helen Kearnes (1899-1998)



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