October 15, 1878, Bethany, Ontario, Canada.

October 25, 1945, Chicago, Illinois.

A Methodist minister, Richardson was educated at Lawrence College, Boston University School of Theology, and Boston University. He pastored in Wisconsin and Massachusetts, taught at the Boston University School of Theology (1911–19), and was dean of the Northfield Summer School of Religious Education (1919–24). He later served on the faculty at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, and McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, Illinois.

  1. My Lord, I Do Not Ask to Stand