A judicial clerk from Grove City, Ohio...

Richard Cordray

2014 Battle of the Decades invitee: $0 ($5,000 prize declined as a federal employee).
1987 Tournament of Champions semifinalist: $5,000.
Season 3 5-time champion: $40,303.

Richard was the Treasurer of Franklin County, Ohio before being elected to Treasurer of the State of Ohio on 2006-11-07. His official campaign biography mentioned his Jeopardy! wins, and he held a Jeopardy!-themed fundraiser in Cleveland on 2006-11-02.

On 2008-11-04, Richard was elected Ohio Attorney General. His official campaign site can be found at cordrayforohio.com.

On 2011-07-17, President Obama nominated Richard to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and installed Richard to that post by recess appointment on 2012-01-04. Richard was confirmed to the post by the U.S. Senate on 2013-07-16.

Jeopardy! Message Board user name: rlc

Richard appeared in the following 5 archived games:
#621, aired 1987-04-27 Richard Cordray vs. Eileen Oshinsky vs. Bob Peck Richard Cordray game 5.
#620, aired 1987-04-24 Richard Cordray vs. Yaier Lehrer vs. Donna DiMesa Richard Cordray game 4.
#619, aired 1987-04-23 Richard Cordray vs. Maureen Girr vs. Bob Hansen Richard Cordray game 3.
#618, aired 1987-04-22 Richard Cordray vs. Marian Evans Melnick vs. Scott Myers Richard Cordray game 2.
#617, aired 1987-04-21 Larry Dundas vs. Susan Wilcox vs. Richard Cordray Richard Cordray game 1.
Richard would later appear on Jeopardy! as Richard Cordray in the following 2 archived games:
#736, aired 1987-11-16 Richard Cordray vs. Dave Traini vs. Roger Storm 1987 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.
#732, aired 1987-11-10 Richard Cordray vs. Frank Hughes vs. Michael Galvin 1987 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 2.

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