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Rasmussen, Helen 1915-2000
Rawson, Martha Amelia 1866-1910
Rees, Beverly 1934-2001
Richardson, Reed C 1917-2000
Roberts, Phoebe Ann 1842-1919
Robertson, Robert Earl 1922-2000
Rolen, Nora Ellen 1874-1956
Rone, Sarah Elizabeth 1808-1867
Runner, Loren D -2000
Runner, Mary Elizabeth 1827-1893
Dr. Reed C. Richardson (1917-2000)
Dr. Reed C. Richardson (1917-2000)

Reed, the youngest of four children, was born 3 Dec 1917 to Robert William Richardson and Louise Price Griggs. He married 29 Sep 1941 and had four daughters. He was a great grandson of Robert Richardson & Sarah Jane Taylor, daughter of Allen Taylor & Sarah Lovisa Allred.

Reed was (student body?) president of East High School and lettered in basketball, football and track. He went on to become president of the Univ. of Utah's freshman class and joined Sigma Chi Fraternity. Reed served an LDS mission to Australia. He attended the U of U and graduated from Utah State University with a degree in business. He served in the Army during WW II. He received his Masters degree from the University of California at Berkeley and went on to receive his PhD from Cornell University's School of Labor and Industrial Relations. His major academic interests were in Labor History and Administration, Collective Bargaining, Arbitration and Mediation. Reed taught Labor Relations and related subjects at the University of Utah for 40 years and was appointed to the National Arbitration Board. He served as co-director of the Institute of Industrial Relations and director of the Bureau of Economic and Business Research. He participated in hundreds of arbitrations throughout the United States and authored numerous books and articles about arbitration and collective bargaining. He participated in the University's Executive Development Program in Utah and Europe. He served on the board and as president of the Community Services Council. In 1957 he became a member of the American Arbitration Association and the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. He was appointed a Professor of Management and conceptualized and wrote “Collective Bargaining by Objectives”. He was the first Utahn to be named to the National Academy of Arbitrators. He received a Distinguished Service award from the University of Utah School of Business.

He died 25 Sep 2000 at his home. He had 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren at the time.

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