Richard Kieninger

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Richard Kieninger
Born 15 August 1927(1927-08-15) [1]
St. Paul, Minnesota
Died 26 March 2002 (74) [2]
Affiliations Lemurian Fellowship; Stelle Group; Adelphi Organization; Republic of Texas
Known for Founding of Stelle, Illinois, and Adelphi, Texas
Noted work(s) "The Ultimate Frontier" (1963)

Richard George Kieninger (August 15, 1927 - March 26, 2002), also known by his pen-name Eklal Kueshana, was an American community organiser, founder of the townships of Stelle, Illinois (named for Robert D. Stelle of the Lemurian Fellowship) and Adelphi, Texas, both based on apocalyptic prophecies he expounded in his auto-biographical book The Ultimate Frontier (1963). Later in his life, Kieninger was prosecuted for his involvement in a bank fraud scheme with the Republic of Texas secessionist group.

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  1. "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940," database, FamilySearch ( : 18 May 2016), Richard George Kieninger, 15 Aug 1927; Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, reference/certificate 38570, Cook County Clerk, Cook County Courthouse, Chicago; FHL microfilm .
  2. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2014), Richard G Kieninger, 26 Mar 2002; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).