Sir Harold Richter
|Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly|
3 August 1957 – 27 May 1972
|Preceded by||Alexander Skinner|
|Succeeded by||Bill Gunn|
17 January 1906
Ipswich, Queensland, Queensland, Australia
|Died||18 June 1979 (aged 73)|
Coorparoo, Queensland, Australia
|Political party||Country Party|
|Spouse(s)||Gladys Barbara James (m.1933 d.1986)|
Richter was born at Ipswich, Queensland, the son of Federick Richter and his wife Pauline (née Rack). He attended school at Teviotville state school and Ipswich Grammar School, and became a farmer at Teviotville he later owned an agricultural, manufacturing and engineering business.
On 21 January 1933 Richter married Gladys Barbara James (died 1986) and together had two sons and two daughters. He died at Coorparoo in June 1979 and was Cremated at the Mt Thompson Crematorium.
Richter was the chairman of the Boonah Shire Council from 1943 until 1947.
He held the following roles in the Country Party and the Parliament:
- Vice-president of the Queensland Country Party 1951–1955
- President of the Queensland Country Party 1956–1960
- Minister for Public Works and Local Government 1961–1963
- Minister for Local Government and Conservation 1963–1969
|Parliament of Queensland|
| Member for Somerset