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There are times when we make history, and there are times when history makes us.
~ President Richmond during his State of the Union address

Robert Richmond was an American politician who served as the 45th President of the United States before he was killed in the Capitol Bombing when delivering the State of the Union address. He was the father of Tyler Richmond.


Robert Richmond was born in Louisiana. In Pilot, it was said he was re-elected to a second term as President of the United States in the 2016 election. Robert and his son Tyler had a falling out and hadn't talked to each other since. Unbeknownst to Tyler, however, Robert secretly attended his spring recital in the back of the room.

Tom Kirkman suggested topics for Richmond's State of the Union speech, but the latter scrapped them all.

Not long before the bombing, Richmond ordered his chief of staff Charles Langdon to remove Tom Kirkman from his administration at the beginning of his second term. He was killed instantly when the Capitol exploded, which made Tom Kirkman his successor for president.

He had his funeral and was buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.

Preceded by:
Cornelius Moss
President of the United States
Succeeded by:
Tom Kirkman