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J. Richard “Dick” Meno

2011 Inductee


A gifted attorney and talented musician, Dick served the Gillespie and Benld communities in professional and civic roles.  He served as the City Attorney for the City of Benld for over thirty years after graduating from the St. Louis University School of Law in 1973.  In addition, Dick was widely respected for representing impoverished individuals as a public defender.  He was a mainstay of the Gillespie and Benld Municipal Bands.  In addition, Dick was a member of the Macoupin County Bar Association, Coal Country Chamber of Commerce, and the Benld Italian American Club.