March 3, 1965
Mr. George Alfred Richard, a director of Liverpool F.C. for 31 years, and a former chairman, died in Newsham General Hospital last night. He had been in poor health for some time.
He was also a well-known figure in law circles in the city, having been secretary and librarian of the Incorporated Law Society of Liverpool for 55 years, retiring a year ago. He was 71.
George Alfred Richards.
He was succeeded in the post by his daughter, Mrs. Audrey Brown.
Mr. Richards, whose home was in Queens Drive, Mossley Hill, was a J.P. (Justice of Peace) and chairman of the Liverpool Licensing Committee for 16 years.
He was a former member of the National Health Council in the city.
He was first elected a director of Liverpool F.C. in 1934, and became chairman of the club for a three-year period in July, 1950.
He served in the King’s Regiment in the first world war and suffered severe leg wounds which troubled him for the rest of his life.
(Source: Liverpool Echo: March 4, 1965)
Liverpool Echo: March 5, 1965.