Edgar Rickard

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Portrait of Edgar Rickard.

Edgar Rickard (January 17, 1874 – January 21, 1951) was a mining engineer and lifelong confidant of U.S. President Herbert Hoover. He was the son of mining engineer Reuben Rickard, and the brother of Thomas Rickard, a mining engineer and one-time mayor of Berkeley, California. He was born on January 17, 1874 in Pontgibaud, France. For many years around the turn of the century, he was the editor of a mining journal in London.

Rickard died in San Francisco, California on January 21, 1951.