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John Nicholas Ruth

John Nicholas Ruth, American insurance company executive. Bar: Maryland 1968, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1968, United States Supreme Court 1975.

Background

  • Ruth, John Nicholas was born on February 27, 1934 in Baltimore. Son of John Nicholas and Louise (Hochrein) Ruth.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, John Hopkins University, 1964. Juris Doctor, University Maryland, 1968.

    Career

    • Chief investigator Office of Maryland Attorney General, Baltimore, 1967—1972. Assistant attorney general, chief consumer protection division, 1972—1979. Associate George W. McManus, Baltimore, 1979—1981.

      Attorney Nationwide Insurance Company, Annapolis, 1981—1986. Regional claim attorney, since 1986. Lecturer consumer law University Maryland, College Park, since 1974.

      With United States Navy, 1954-1956.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Maryland 1968, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1968, United States Supreme Court 1975.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member Governor's Commission to Study Mechanic Lien Laws, 1977, Commission to Study Electronic Fund Transfers, 1978, Baltimore Neighborhoods, since 1977. Board directors, 1978, Wholesome Meat Advisory Council, 1975—1979, Federal Executive Board, 1975—1979, Metropolitan Council Consumer Agencies, 1970—1979. Member of Maryland State Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Dolores B. Baumgartner, June 13, 1959. Children: John Nicholas, Joan Dolores, Anne Dolores.
    • father: John Nicholas Ruth
    • mother: Louise (Hochrein) Ruth
    • spouse: Dolores B. Baumgartner
    • children: John Nicholas Ruth
    • Joan Dolores Ruth
    • Anne Dolores Ruth
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    Born February 27, 1934
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