Richard Lincoln Frey, 83, a famous contract bridge master of the 1930s and ‘40s. In 1930, when contract bridge was just becoming popular, he won the Goldman Pairs at the Eastern Tournament. During Frey’s career, he won six national bridge tournaments and was a runner-up in seven. He was nominated as a life master in 1936. Frey served as writer, editor and business manager of Kem Cards, an early manufacturer of plastic playing cards, and wrote a syndicated daily bridge column, articles and several books on bridge. In New York City of cancer on Oct. 17.