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HARRY H. RUTTER


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.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1895-1896 Democrat
 Counties   Lycoming

Biography

06/13/1851 - 09/30/1932

RUTTER, Harry Harlon, a Representative from Lycoming County; born, June 13, 1851 in Wilmington, New Castle County, De.; attended, Bloomsburg Literary Institute (now Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania); teacher; printer, Bloomsburg Columbian (1868-1873); printer, Williamsport Morning Standard (1874-1875); printer, Shickshinny Mountain Echo (1876-1877); city editor and manager, Banner, Carthage Mo. (1877-1883); editor and publisher, Hughesville Mail (1883-1896); postmaster, United States Postal Service, Hughesville (1885-1889); elected, delegate, Democratic State Convention (1889); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1894; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1896); editor and owner, the Democrat, Muncy, Pa.; editor and owner, Express, Farrell, Pa.; employed, water department, city of Philadelphia (10 years); died, September 30, 1932 in Scotch Plains, Union County, New Jersey; interred, Hillside Cemetery, Scotch Plains, Union County, New Jersey.