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  Riordan, Richard
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NameRichard Riordan
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Los Angeles, California , United States
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Born May 01, 1930
Died Still Living (83 years)
ContributorJake
Last ModifiedPatrick
Dec 06, 2006 03:52pm
Tags Pro-Affirmative Action - Pro-Choice - Pro-Gun control - Catholic -
InfoRichard Riordan was born in Flushing, New York in 1930. He received a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Princeton University in 1952, after which he served in the Korean War as a U.S. Army field artillery officer. After leaving the Army, Riordan attended the University of Michigan, where he earned a law degree. He went on to become a successful attorney and businessman, forming the law firm of Riordan & McKinzie during the early 1970s. In June of 1993, Riordan was elected to succeed long-term Mayor Tom Bradley to become the 39th mayor of Los Angeles. He assumed office on July 1, 1993. On April 8, 1997, more than 60 percent of Los Angeles voters reelected him to a second term that concluded on June 30, 2001. Riordan is married to Nancy Daly Riordan and they have three daughters.

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Apr 28, 2005 10:00am News Riordan to Quit Post in Education  Article Summer Intern 
Jul 07, 2004 12:00am News Riordan calls kid a 'stupid, dirty girl' at book event  Article Summer Intern 

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  03/05/2002 CA Governor - R Primary Lost 31.32% (-18.12%)
  04/08/1997 Los Angeles Mayor Won 61.50% (+27.00%)
  06/08/1993 Los Angeles Mayor Won 53.94% (+7.87%)
  04/20/1993 Los Angeles Mayor - Primary Won 33.42% (+9.40%)
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Los Angeles County District Attorney - Runoff - Nov 06, 2012 N Alan Jackson
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CA Governor - R Primary - Jun 08, 2010 R Meg Whitman
Los Angeles City Council - District 2 Special Election - Sep 22, 2009 N Christine Essel
CA US President - Nov 04, 2008 D Barack Obama
CA US President - R Primary - Feb 05, 2008 R Rudy Giuliani
Los Angeles City Council - District 7 - Mar 06, 2007 D Monica Rodriguez
Los Angeles City Council - District 14 - Mar 06, 2007 D José Huizar
CA Controller - R Primary - Jun 06, 2006 R Abel Maldonado
Los Angeles Mayor - May 17, 2005 D Antonio Villaraigosa
Los Angeles Mayor - Primary - Mar 08, 2005 D Robert M. "Bob" Hertzberg
CA Governor Recall - Oct 07, 2003 R Arnold Schwarzenegger
Los Angeles Mayor - Jun 05, 2001 D Antonio Villaraigosa
Los Angeles Mayor - Primary - Apr 10, 2001 N Steven L. Soboroff
CA US Senate - Nov 08, 1994 D Dianne Feinstein