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 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).