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Atterson Walden Rucker

Atterson Walden Rucker, American congressman. member 61sr and 62d Congresses (1909-1913), 1st Colo.

Background

  • Rucker, Atterson Walden was born on April 3, 1847 in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, United States. Son of James Willis and Elizabeth (Jones) Rucker.

  • Education

    • Education common schools, Kentucky and Missouri. Served 4 years in C.S.A.

    Career

    • Admitted to bar, 1869. Practiced in Missouri, Kansas, and Colorado. Was judge County Court, Lake County, Colorado.

      Member 61sr and 62d Congresses (1909-1913), 1st Colorado District.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member 61sr and 62d Congresses (1909-1913), 1st Colo.

    Connections

    • Married Celeste E. Caruth, 1873 (deceased).
    • father: James Willis Rucker
    • mother: Elizabeth (Jones) Rucker
    • spouse: Celeste E. Caruth
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    Died July 19, 1927
    (aged 80)
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