John Sumner Runnells Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Amherst, 1865.
Private secretary to Governor Merrill, of Iowa, 1868-1869. Consul at Tunstall, England, 1869-1871. Admitted to bar, 1871.
Practiced at Des Moines, 1871-1887. Reporter Supreme Court of the Iowa, 1875-1881. United States district attorney, Iowa, 1881-1885.
General counsel, 1887-1911, vice president, 1905-1911, president, 1911-1922, Chairman of the Board, January since 1922, The Pullman Company, Chicago. Chairman Iowa State Republican Committee, 1879-1881. Member Republican National Committee, 1880-1884.
Home: Chicago, Ill.
Member Republican National Committee, 1880-1884.
Married Helen R. Baker, March 31, 1869 (died 1918). Children: Mabel (Mistress Robert Irving Jenks), Lucy (Mistress Albert Atlee Jackson), Clive, Alice Rutherfurd (Mistress William James).