+ − Contact Information
+ − Biography
NICHOLS, Richard, a Representative from Kansas; born in Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kans., April 29, 1926; attended public schools; B.S., Kansas State University, 1951; ensign, United States Navy, 1944- 1947; informational counsel, Kansas State Board of Agriculture; associate farm director of a radio and television station in Topeka, Kans.; agricultural representative of a bank in Hutchinson, Kans.; president, chairman of the board, Home State Bank, McPherson, Kans., 1969- present; member, Kansas State Republican Executive Committee; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1988; Republican Party chair, Fifth Congressional District, 1986 to 1990; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Second Congress (January 3, 1991-January 3, 1993); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1992 to the One Hundred Third Congress; is a resident of McPherson, Kans.