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RICHARDSON, EMORY AARON: ?-1965.

Emory Aaron Richardson was born in Pike County, Ind., and moved to Evansville in 1918. He received the page: [511][View Page [511]] LL.B. degree from La Salle Extension, University of Chicago. He was a lecturer, entertainer, and humorist and used the pseudonym Big Rich. Unofficially, Richardson was chosen poet laureate of Indiana by the state legislature largely because of his poem "Lincoln, the Hoosier." He died in 1965.

Information from Bartholomew County Public Library and Barry Ms.

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