Richard A. "Whitey" King

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Richard A. "Whitey" King

Richard A. "Whitey" King was a longtime member of the Chicago Board of Trade. He died in 2019.[1]

King also served as a director of the CBOT.

Background[edit]

King bought his membership in 1965 and was a corn broker on the CBOT trading floor. In 1988, he brought his daughter Kelly King to the floor to work as a clerk. Later, he would help her buy a membership and they worked as partners in the corn pit at the CBOT filling customer orders

King retired in 2008, which was 18 months after side-by-side electronic trading and open outcry trading started at the CBOT in the agricultural markets.[2][3]

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