|Death: ||Jul., 1932|
Born in Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada. In about 1883, John followed his brothers to work in the Kalamazoo Wagon Company, in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He was first married to Frankie Hicks, daughter of Ira Hicks, the owner of the Kalamazoo Wagon Company; however, she died in 1889, shortly after giving birth to their first son, Lloyd.
He married Rose Thompson on January 24, 1898 in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
In about 1900, they moved to Sioux City where he was the owner of the Richards Car Top Company.
Photo of John and Rose Richards (left above) was taken in 1900.
John Colburn Richards (1831 - 1876)
Calista Jenkins Richards (1835 - 1868)
Frankie Hicks Richards (____ - 1889)
Rose Thurles Thompson Richards (1871 - 1954)
Lloyd Richards (____ - 1893)*
Rose Colburn Richards (1900 - 1992)*
James G. Richards (1855 - 1912)*
William Arthur Richards (1858 - 1933)*
John Colburn Richards (1864 - 1932)
Note: Interment date July 28, 1932
Logan Park Cemetery
Plot: Section 6 Plot 140
Maintained by: James Richards
Originally Created by: Shiver
Record added: May 17, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8787399