Retired Air Force Col. Richard J. “Dick” Wieland was 74 years old when he won his seat on the Lockhart City Council.
It was the last stop in a long and varied career for a man who served in the Air Force during the Korean War, was one of the first staff attorneys at the National Aeronautic and Space Administration, and did not retire until he reluctantly stepped down from his City Council seat at the age of 82.
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