Lt. Everett E. Richardson

Lt. Everett Richardson was a charter member of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen and a past president

The Congressional Medal of Honor was awarded to Lt. Everett Richardson in 2007 and he was very proud to wear it

Lt. Everett Emerson Richardson was a Navigator / Bombardier with the 477th Bombardment Group. He entered service on October 19th, 1942 at Olmstead Field, Middletown Air Depot, Middletown, PA.

Lt. Richardson was 6’ 2 ½ and weighed 181 lbs. His Army serial number was 13122923. His Tuskegee class graduation commissioned officer number was


Richardson listed two separate Philadelphia residential addresses on his enlistment papers: 1708 Catherine St., Philadelphia, and 2017 N. 16th St., Philadelphia.

He separated from service January 27th, 1947 at Lockbourne Army Air Base, Columbus 17, Ohio. Everett was born on April 27th, 1917 in High Point, North Carolina. Prior to his service he was a bartender in the Reading Railroad Dining Car at 12th and Market.