Biography of F. A. Richards
Hastings, Dakota County, MN Biographies

F. A. Richards was born in Maine in 1844. He was reared on a farm, and in 1862 enlisted in the Nineteenth Maine Infantry, and served three years; was in the battles of Fredericksburg, Gettysburg and several others. Was honorably discharged at Augusta, Maine, in 1865. Came thence to Hastings and worked in a saw mill for three years, then engaged in trucking business nine years. In 1878, started in the livery, having since continued. He formed a partnership with Mr. Ferry, the firm known as Richards and Ferry. Married in 1869 to Anna A. Simmons. Ada, Mary, Etta and Ralph are their children.


From:
The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Minneapolis. 1881.


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