Bob Richards

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United States, Athlete
February 20, 1926

Robert Eugene Richards is an American athlete who made three U.S. Olympic Teams in two events: the 1948, 1952, and 1956 Summer Olympics as a pole vaulter and as a decathlete in 1956. In the 1984 United States presidential election, Richards ran for President of the United States on the newly formed far-right Populist Party ticket. He and running mate Maureen Salaman earned 66,324 votes. Four years later, that same party ran white nationalist David Duke for president.

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