|Member of the Illinois House of Representatives
from the 71st district
January 2011 – January 2013
|Preceded by||Mike Boland|
|Succeeded by||Mike Smiddy|
|Born||November 10, 1959|
|Alma mater||St. Ambrose University|
Richard Morthland (born 10 November 1959) is a Republican member of the Illinois General Assembly first elected in 2010.
Morthland has a bachelor's degree from St. Ambrose University. he has a master's degree from Denver Seminary. He has been a professor at Black Hawk College, Scott Community College and Ashford University. He was also a farmer and a member of the Rock Island County Board.