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Richard George

 (1865 - 1912)
Richard F. George was active/lived in New York, California.  Richard George is known for portrait bust sculpture, medallic art.

Biography   Richard George

Richard F. George was the son of nineteenth century economist and social philospher Henry George (mostly remembered for his advocacy of of a single tax on land and his book, Progress and Poverty.)   For Tom Johnson, Mayor of Cleveland, Richard George made a bronze medallion that was presented to Johnson in New York at the Hotel Astor by members of the Manhattan Single Tax Club.  Likely it was the influence of the medallion maker's father, Henry George, who arranged for the commission. 

Henry George, a good friend of Johnson and one who was defeated by Johnson for Mayor of Cleveland, was quoted at the meeting as predicting that Tom Johnson would one day "be President of the United States.    ...  Displaying 750 of 2963 characters.

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