GEPHARDT, Richard Andrew

GEPHARDT, Richard Andrew
Photograph, c. 2000, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives, Photography Collection
1941–

Biography

GEPHARDT, Richard Andrew, a Representative from Missouri; born in St. Louis, St. Louis County, Mo., January 31, 1941; graduated from South West High School, 1958; B.S., Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., 1962; J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 1965; lawyer, private practice; Missouri Air National Guard, 1965-1971; Democratic committeeman, St. Louis, Mo., 1968-1971; alderman, St. Louis, Mo., 1971-1976; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fifth and to the thirteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1977- January 3, 2005); unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1988 and in 2004; majority leader (One Hundred First through One Hundred Third Congresses); minority leader (One Hundred Fourth through One Hundred Seventh Congresses).

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Missouri History Museum

Saint Louis, MO
Papers: ca. 1976-2004, 600 linear feet. The papers of Richard A. Gephardt document his campaigns and service as a Representative in the U.S. House of Representatives. The collection also includes photographs, audio and visual materials, and oral histories with others about Congressman Gephardt. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.

George Washington University
University Archives, Special Collections Research Center, The Gelman Library,

Washington, DC
Papers: In the Ron Howard Papers, 1958-1999, 10 linear feet. Persons represented include Dick Gephardt.

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division

Washington, DC
Papers: In the House Democratic Caucus Records, ca. 1913-1999, 31.2 linear feet. Correspondents include Richard A. Gephardt. A finding aid is available in the library.
Papers: In the Clark M. Clifford Papers, ca. 1883-1999, 34.5 linear feet. Correspondents include Richard Gephardt.

Louisiana State University
Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library

Baton Rouge, LA
Papers: In the William Arceneaux Papers, ca. 1964-2007, 15 linear feet and 20 volumes. Persons represented include Richard Gephardt.

Louisiana State University
T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History Collection

Baton Rouge, LA
Oral History: In the Al From Oral History, 1987, amount unknown. Persons represented include Richard Gephardt.

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Charles Babbage Institute

Minneapolis, MN
Papers: In the William C. Norris Papers, 1946-1998, 4.75 cubic feet. Persons represented include Richard Gephardt.

University of Missouri-St. Louis
Western Historical Manuscript Collection

St. Louis, MO
Papers: In the Coalition of Labor Union Women Records, 1974-1983, 25 folders. Persons represented include Richard Gephardt.
Microfilm: In the Deverne Calloway Papers, 1929-1989, 27 rolls. Persons represented include Richard Gephardt.
Papers: In the St. Louis Interfaith Committee on Latin America Records, 1977-1997, 336 folders. Persons represented include Richard Gephardt.
Papers: In the Harriett F. Woods Papers, 1945-1999, 34 scrapbooks and 384 photographs. Persons represented include Richard Gephardt.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The Southern Historical Collection

Chapel Hill, NC
Papers: In the William Edward Leuchtenburg Papers, ca. 1948-2003, 49.5 linear feet. Persons represented include Richard Gephardt.

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videocassettes: 1988-1992, 39 commercials on 16 videocassettes. The commercials were used during Richard Gephardt's campaigns for the 1988 presidential election and the 1992 U.S. congressional election in District 3 of Missouri, Democratic Party.

University of Texas at Austin
The Center for American History

Austin, TX
Papers: In the Michael A. Andrews Papers, 1980-1994, 350 feet. Persons represented include Richard Gephardt.
Photographs: In the Arthur Grace Photographic Archive, 1974-1989, approximately 11 feet. Persons represented include Richard Gephardt.
Photographs: In the Johnson (Cynthia) Photograph Collection, 1980-2001, over 130,000 images. Persons represented include Richard Gephardt.
Photographs: In the Wally McNamee Photographic Archive, ca. 1955-2000, 85.5 linear feet. Persons represented include Richard Gephardt.
Papers: In the Presidential Election of 1988 Study Collection, 1984-1992, approximately 66 feet. Persons represented include Richard Gephardt.
Papers: In the Ann Richards Papers, ca. 1933-2000, amount unknown. Persons represented include Richard Gephardt.

Washington State University Libraries
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections

Pullman, WA
Photographs: In the Thomas S. Foley Photographs, ca. 1905-1995, 11 containers. Persons represented include Richard Gephardt.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Gephardt, Richard, and Michael Wessel. An Even Better Place: America in the 21st Century. New York: Public Affairs, 1999.

Gottlieb, Alan M. and David Workman. Double Trouble: Daschle and Gephardt, Capital Hill Bullies. Bellevue, Wash.: Merril Press, 2001.

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