Richard B. Austin

Richard B. Austin, 1923

Ph.B., Denison University
J.D., University of Chicago


Citation awarded on Saturday, June 6, 1953

Special prosecutor in the famed Moretti murder trials of Chicago, Mr. Richard B. Austin rendered distinguished public service in the exposure of political corruption and is presently first assistant state’s attorney of Cook County, Ill. His courageous public and legal service has led to national recognition by the legal profession, the press, and the people of Chicago. Active for years in the Chicago Alumni Club, his record of service to Denison is outstanding.