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Ruth Corman Rudy

Ruth Corman Rudy, American former state legislator. Achievements include patent for hair spray face shield. Named Woman of Year Pennsylvania Federation democratic Women, 1982, Centre County Living Legend, 2000, PFDW Jeanette Riebman award, 2007. Member Governor Rendell's Transition Team on Agriculture, 2003; community columnist Center Daily Times, since 2004.

Background

  • Rudy, Ruth Corman was born on January 3, 1938 in Millheim, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Orvis E. and Mabel Jan (Stover) Corman.

  • Education

    • Degree in x-ray technical, Carnegie Institute, 1956. Student, Pennsylvania State University, 1971.

    Career

    • Clerk of courts County of Centre (Pennsylvania), Bellefonte, 1976-1982. Representative Pennsylvania General Assembly, Harrisburg, 1982-1996. Community columnist Center Daily Times, since 2004.

      Member Democratic National Committee, since 1980, chair women's caucus, 1989-1991. Past president Pennsylvania Federation Democratic Women, Harrisburg. President National Federation Democratic Women, 1987-1989.

      Member executive committee Democratic National Committee, 1987-1989. Candidate United States Congress, 5th District, 1995-1996. Representative National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, since 1997.

      Representative to Yemen, 1997. Community columnist Center Daily Times, since 2004.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patent for hair spray face shield.

    Politics

    The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.

    Religion

    The teaching of the Bible is a key in understanding the way by which a person obtains salvation.

    Views

    Libelous language with regard to nationality, ethnic background, sexuality or gender does not assess the value of individual and contradicts the gospel of Jesus Christ.

    Membership

    Member Governor Rendell's Transition Team on Agriculture, 2003. Community columnist Center Daily Times, since 2004.

    Connections

    • Married C. Guy Rudy, November 21, 1956. Children: Douglas G., Donita Rudy Koval, Dianna F.
    • father: Orvis E. Corman
    • mother: Mabel Jan (Stover) Corman
    • spouse: C. Guy Rudy
    • children: Douglas G. Rudy
    • Donita Rudy Koval Rudy
    • Dianna F. Rudy
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    • 1956
      Carnegie Institute
    • 1971
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1976 - 1982
      Clerk, of courts County of Centre (Pennsylvania)
      Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1982 - 1996
      representative Pennsylvania General Assembly
      Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 2004
      community columnist Center Daily Times