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John C. Rorick

John C. Rorick, American capitalist. member State Board of Equalization by Governor Foster, 1881; member Ohio Senate, 2 terms, 1891-1895; member State Board of Equalization 1901; member board of managers Ohio Penitentiary, 1908-1910; member Ohio State Constitutional Convention, 1912.

Background

  • Rorick, John C. was born on February 13, 1834 in near Elmira, New York, United States. Son of William and Phoebe Ann (Breese) Rorick.

  • Education

    • Graduate commercial college, Detroit, 1854.

    Career

    • Became owner of 12 farms in Ohio, and others in Indiana, Iowa, Kansas and Michigan. Now member White & Rorick, grocers. President Grayson Telephone –°ompany, Sherman and Denison, Texas.

      Patentee of various inventions. Appointed member State Board of Equalization by Governor Foster, 1881. Member Ohio Senate, 2 terms, 1891-1895.

      Member State Board of Equalization 1901. Member board of managers Ohio Penitentiary, 1908-1910. Member Ohio State Constitutional Convention, 1912.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member State Board of Equalization by Governor Foster, 1881. Member Ohio Senate, 2 terms, 1891-1895. Member State Board of Equalization 1901.

    Member board of managers Ohio Penitentiary, 1908-1910. Member Ohio State Constitutional Convention, 1912.

    Connections

    • Married Emma J. Whiting, of Elmira, New York, December 15, 1862.
    • father: William Rorick
    • mother: Phoebe Ann (Breese) Rorick
    • spouse: Emma J. Whiting
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    Born February 13, 1834
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