Richard Washington is a native of St. Louis, Missouri and is the product of loving parents and a large family. He attended the historic Charles Sumner High School and graduated 1975. The yearbooks on this site are part of a larger collection generated by his father Arthur L. Washington. which can be viewed at www.mysumnerhighyearbooks.org. Arthur L. Washington was a life long part of St. Louis and the Sumner family. Mr. Washington began at Sumner Intermediate School in 1927 and graduated Sumner High in 1935. After distinguished service in WWII, Mr. Washington began his 43 year career with Sumner and St. Louis Public Schools. He retired as Assistant Principle in 1988 and made his transition in 2001.