Biography of Richard J. O’Melia:

O’MELIA, RICHARD JOSEPH, ofcl. CAB; b. Rhinelander, Wis., May 24, 1917; s. Albert J. and Eva M. (Hildebrand) O’M.; ed. U. Notre Dame, 1935-39; J.D., Marquette U., 1948; m. Annetta Jane O’Neil, May 18, 1942; children—Niall, Kevin, Kathleen, Maura, Deirdre. Admitted to Wis. Bar, 19448, U.S. Supreme Ct. bar, U.S. Ct. Claims; practice law, Milw., 1948-51; asst. city atty., Milw., 1951-1953; gen. Counsel Govt. Ops. Com., U.S. Senate, Washington, 1953-1955, mem. Profl. Staff, 1955-1957; asst. gen. counsel CAB, 1957-1958, dep.dir. Bur. Internat. Affairs, 1958-1969, dir. Bur. Enforcement, 1969-1973; mem. CAB, 1973--, vice chmn., 1975, 76 acting chmn., 1957. Served to lt. Assn. Republican. Roman Catholic. K.C. Club: Notre Dame Alumni; Kenwood Country (Chevy Chase, Md.). Home: 5304 Blackistone Rd Westmoreland Hills Washington DC 20016 Office: 1825 Connecticut Ave NW Washington DC 20428.

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