Richard will be discussing the contribution of The Hotel Congress to the history and culture of the Tucson community.
Richard Oseran ~ Biography
Richard was born 1945 into a family who had been in Arizona since the state was a Territory. He attended the University of Arizona obtaining undergraduate and law degrees and practiced law from 1970 to 2006, appearing before State and Federal Courts including The United States Supreme Court. Richard was appointed Public Defender of Pima County and served in that capacity between private practice as a trial attorney. His family purchased the Hotel Congress in 1985 and has operated the Hotel for thirty-six years. Richard was a founding member, with wife Shana, of the Downtown Tucson Partnership and has been heavily involved in downtown Tucson revitalization efforts. He opened Maynards Market and Kitchen in the Historic Train Depot in 2008. Richard is also a partner in Sonoran Vineyards in Cochise County.