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Thomas George Rutledge

Thomas George Rutledge, American aircraft manufacturer. Served as aviator United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946.; Member American, St. Louis bar associations.


  • Rutledge, Thomas George was born on October 23, 1917 in St. Louis. Son of Thomas George and Helen (Stevens) Rutledge.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1940. Bachelor of Laws, Washington University, St. Louis, 1948.


    • Admitted to Missouri bar, 1948. Associate firm Lashly, Lashly & Miller, St. Louis, 1948-1952. With McDonnell Aircraft Corporation, St. Louis, since 1952, secretary, since 1952, counsel, since 1957, vice-president, director, since 1960.

      Director Underwriters Shares Company, St. Louis, since 1954. Trustee St. Louis Country Day School, since 1954, president of the board, 1958-1959. Board directors St. Luke’s Hospital, St. Louis, 1954-1958.


    Served as aviator United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Member American, St. Louis bar associations. Clubs: St. Louis Country, Racquet, Deer Creek (St. Louis).


    • Married Elizabeth Kennard Jolley, March 28, 1951. Children: Elizabeth Jolley, Sarah Stevens.
    • father: Thomas George Rutledge
    • mother: Helen (Stevens) Rutledge
    • spouse: Elizabeth Kennard Jolley
    • children: Elizabeth Jolley Rutledge
    • Sarah Stevens Rutledge
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    Born October 23, 1917
    Died June 22, 1963
    (aged 45)