G. R. Richards, who is associated in business with his brother, T. M. Richards, was born in 1865. He was for several years engaged in the livery business in Tuscola, and in 1899 removed to Hayes and became associated with his brother. In 1896 he was married to Miss Myrtle Johnson, a daughter of William T. Johnson, of Tuscola. They have no children. George is known as a ball player all over central Illinois.

Extracted 03 Apr 2020 by Norma Hass from the Historical and Biographical Record of Douglas County, Illinois, published in 1900, pages 276-277.

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