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Photo credit:

McAtee, William, comp. Souvenir: Portraits and Biographies of the Members of the Legislature of Pennsylvania and Heads of Departments, Session of 1895. Harrisburg, Pa.: The Roshon Portrait Company, 1895.



Session Position District Party
1895-1896 Democrat
 Counties   Luzerne


03/25/1858 - 01/24/1916

RUTLEDGE, William H., a Representative from Luzerne County; born, March 25, 1858 in Pittston, Luzerne County, Pa.; attended, Wyoming Seminary; telegraph operator; agent, Central Railroad of New Jersey; agent, Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company; agent, Delaware & Hudson Railway; agent, Erie and Wyoming Valley Railroad; trustee, Pittston Hospital Association; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1894; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1896); proprietor, Franklin Mill, cotton tape manufacturer; died, January 24, 1916 in Pittston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interred, St. John’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, Freeland, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.