Richardson senior was the President of the Enclave before his son, Dick Richardson, assumed the position. Senior Richardson's clout and influence helped start his son's career and ensure his election.
Richardson senior is mentioned only in Fallout 2.
- Fallout Bible 0: "2215 August 1 Congressman Richardson rises to power within the Enclave, aided by pressure from his father, President Richardson."
"2220 March 5 Congressman Richardson is elected president for the first term of five, through aid and political pressure by his father (President Richardson)."
- Fallout Bible 0: "2215 Under Presidential Order, Enclave scientists begin to work on an upgraded version of Power Armor. Many prototypes are developed and tested."