03/28/1871 - 07/06/1939

RUCH, Titus M., a Representative from Northampton County; born in Lower Saucon Township, Northampton County, Pa., March 28, 1871; general store clerk (2 years); engaged in the coal and lumber industry; employed, undertaking business; employed, Bethlehem Steel Company; manager, millinery and furnishing store (1901-1918); elected, council, Hellertown; elected, school board, Hellertown (8 years); school director, Hellertown (15 years); appointed, mercantile appraiser, Northampton County (1918-1919); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1920; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1922); examiner, Pennsylvania Department of Insurance (1927-1928); died, July 6, 1939 in Hellertown, Northampton County, Pennsylvania; interred, Union Cemetery, Hellertown, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

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