John A. Ruth Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Oklahoma State University, 1939. Bachelor of Laws, University Oklahoma, 1941.
Admitted to Oklahoma bar, 1941. Practiced in Hennessey, 1941-1942, 46-47, Kingfisher, 1947-1972. Partner firm Reilly & Ruth, 1947-1954, Ruth & Beall, 1966-1972.
Special Justice Oklahoma Supreme Court, 1968. Founder, director, general counsel Kingfisher Bank & Trust Company Chairman Kingfisher County chapter American Red Cross, 1956-1958, Kingfisher County March of Dimes, 1953-1954. President Kingfisher Public Schools Board Education.
1st vice president Oklahoma Association Christian Churches. Founder, secretary, board directors, general counsel Kingfisher County Development Foundation Chairman Kingfisher County Republican Committee, 1954-1956.
Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Named National Father of Year and Oklahoma Father of Year, American National CowBelles, 1958. Member American, Oklahoma (past section chairman), Kingfisher County (past president) bar associations, Xi Museum.
Member Christian Church (elder). Mason, Rotarian.
Married Murrow E. Hilbish, August 12, 1942. Children: John Alan H., Deborah, Margaret.