Richard M. McCarthy

  • Fall 1971

Richard Dean "Max" McCarthy began his career as a reporter for the Buffalo Evening News and then in 1953 was named Public Relations Director of the National Gypsum Company. Mr. McCarthy resigned from National Gypsum in 1964 to run for Congress. He was elected by over 11,000 votes, was re-elected in 1966 and 1968 and left Congress in January 1971 following an unsuccessful bid for the U.S. Senate. Currently, Mr. McCarthy is vice president and director of Community Development for A. Victor and Company of Buffalo, is a Trustee of the Niagara Frontier Housing Development Corporation, vice chairman of the Citizens Committee for the Lower Voting Age, Director of the Center for Justice Through Law, and a Director of the Citizens for Nuclear Responsibility.