Richard Batterton

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Richard Batterton
38th Mayor of Denver
In office
Preceded by Will Nicholson
Succeeded by Thomas G. Currigan
Personal details
Born (1905-11-05)November 5, 1905
Petersburg, Illinois
Died July 1978 (aged 72)
Denver, Colorado
Political party Republican

Richard Yates "Dick" Batterton (November 5, 1905 – July 1978) was an American politician who served as the mayor of Denver, Colorado from 1959 to 1963.[1][2] He is to date the last Republican to serve as Mayor of Denver.


  1. ^ City of Denver website: "History of the Office" retrieved December 29, 2013
  2. ^ "Richard Y. Batterton Papers". The Denver Public Library - Western History/Genealogy Department. Retrieved February 26, 2014.