Spees moved to Oakland in 1959. He worked for Kaiser Aluminum for 32 years, retiring in 1987.
Links and References
- Oakland council veteran to retire / Spees, 71, to leave when his term ends SFGate June 28, 2001
- Spees got Oakland's history tours rolling by Annalee Allen Oakland Tribune July 29, 2001
- Spees to lead county GOP Oakland Tribune April 4, 2005
- Oakland through Dick Spees’ eyes by Dave Newhouse Oakland Tribune August 25, 2011
- Oakland hills park area being dedicated to former Councilmember Spees East Bay Times August 24, 2021