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Albert G. Rutherford

Born: Jan 3, 1879

Death: Aug 10, 1941

Nationality: United States

Albert G. Rutherford

Date of Birth : Jan 3, 1879
Date of Death : Aug 10, 1941

Albert Grieg Rutherford was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Albert G. Rutherford was born in Watford, Ontario, Canada. He immigrated to the United States in 1883 with his parents, who settled in Carbondale, Pennsylvania. He attended Blair Academy in Blairstown, NJ, and the Scranton-Lackawanna Business College. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School at Philadelphia in 1904. He served as deputy prothonotary of Lackawanna County, PA, from 1907 to 1914. He moved to Honesdale, Pennsylvania, in 1918 and continued the practice of law. He enlisted in the Pennsylvania National Guard in 1904, and served as a lieutenant colonel of the Second Pennsylvania Reserve Militia in 1918. Rutherford was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-fifth, Seventy-sixth, and Seventy-seventh Congresses and served until his death in Washington, D.C.

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