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Richard Short

Richard Short was born in the backwoods of Northern Minnesota in 1930. To supplement the family's meager income some of the jobs he worked at were: Lumberjack, farmer, beaver dam buster, weasle trapper, skunk skinner, deer poacher, log roller and bounty hunter. He was drafted into the US Army in 1951 and served in a tank battalion in Japan. After his discharge he came west to seek his fortune. One of the positions he held was, Talent coordinator at Mustang Molly's Bunny Ranch on the outskirts of a small town in Nevada. He finally settled in California and for a brief time he was Entertainment Director at Forest Lawn. He was married 45 years and has three children, seven grandchildren and four great-grand children