The Dansville Bee, November 12, 1946 article

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The Dansville Bee, November 12, 1946 article - inspection of the the Carrol Richardson Comes...
inspection of the the Carrol Richardson Comes Home After 7 Years In China; Four Spent In Jap Internment Camp Carrol Richardson, associated with the British-American Tobacco Company in Tientsin, China, has returned to his native Danville for a \vfilf-earned rest and vacation— his first here .since. 1939. And if the tobacco industry in far-off China is one which holds his chief interests, he is, neverthe-! as it had less, greatly enjoying the familiar j .son was sights of this city as he vacations with his mother and family on Chestnut Street. He is also "getting "getting a big kick" out of his wife's great awe over seeing America for the first lime. Richardson, 36, who is tall ar.d handsome, and who would seem i sians more qualified for Hollywood rath- j ever, er than the tobacco industry, is well-known here. He attended George Washington High School, and prior to going to China in 1935 he worked for the Export Tobacco Company here for about two years. •, At Tientsin, lie became supcrin-i tendent. of a cigarette factory for the British-American firm, where for several years, his attentions wore furcnscd on mallei's of production production and enjoying •'life in general." general." On December 1. 1941, the war, of 2'>urse, struck China as quickly Pearl Harbor. Richard- taken prisoner by the Japanese and. interned in the cap- lured British area of Tientsin. His O. wife, born of Russian parentage, j ant anri whom he had married in the American vice counsel's office in Tientsin, was not interned; the Japinese were wary of taking Rua- into captivity. Later, how- Mrs. Richiirdson prevailed upon the enemy to permit her to join her husband and the two wi?r<: together from that date until their liberation on September 25, 1945. During most of their internment. (Turn to Page 8, Story No. f.) today* who not

Clipped from The Bee12 Nov 1946, TuePage 1

The Bee (Danville, Virginia)12 Nov 1946, TuePage 1
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