Freeman(Dick) of Atlanta Georgia.
Senior vice president Oppenheimer
& Co. Inc. Graduated
University of Chicago and George
interested in American and
was a "quiz kid" of
radio fame 1942, 44, 45 with
special emphasis on solving
complex mathematical problems in
his head; became ACBL youngest
life master in 1952 at 18.
at the age of 18, Richard A
Freeman became the youngest Life
Master in the history of the
ACBL. In the 1950s he was one of
television's original 'Quiz Kids'
and he brought that 'whiz' with
him when he took up bridge. For
many years he was the fastest and
most accurate matchpointer in the
his first North American National
title at the age of 21 (the Mens'
Teams), an event he won again in
1962 and 1966. He won his first
'major' in 1979 - the Vanderbilt
Teams. Playing exclusively with
Nickell, he has added
significantly to that tally. Dick
is a WBF Grand Master, 11th in
the current rankings.
Account Executive for a
Securities firm, Dick currently
resides in Atlanta, Georgia, with
his wife Louise.
and family commitments leave Nick
and Dick very little time to work
on their partnership between
major tournaments, but there are
rumors circulating that Dick, the
consummate old schooler, will
finally get hooked to the
Internet to permit some online