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Rudy Lamont Ruggles was American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1935, Supreme Court of the United States Ct 1960. Recipient award distinguished service to profession, community and youth of America Monticello College, 1959.


Ruggles, Rudy Lamont was born on January 10, 1909 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Daniel Emery and A. Leona (Rudy) Ruggles.


Student, University Cincinnati, 1927. Student, Harvard University, 1931. Harvard scholar, Geneva School International Studies, 1929.

Juris Doctor, Boston University, 1934.


Associate Isham, Lincoln & Beale, Chicago, 1935-1942. Regional attorney OPA, 1942-1943. Member firm Chadwell, Kayser, Ruggles, McGee & Hastings, Chicago, 1946-1975, of counsel, 1976-1982.


  • Bar: Illinois 1935, Supreme Court of the United States Ct 1960.


Member visiting committee humanities division University Chicago, 1959-1974, member citizens board, since 1963. Member Chicago Crime Commission. Member national board National Book Committee.

Board directors, chairman legal aid bureau committee United Charities Chicago. Board overseers visiting committee to Harvard College, 1964-1970. Board overseers visiting committee to Harvard Division School, 1969-1975, also member standing committee university resources.

Board directors, executive committee Evanston Hospital, 1965-1975. Member Northwestern University Associates. Past chairman lawyers division Chicago Crusade of Mercy.

Trustee Newberry Library, 1964-1979, life trustee, since 1979. Member The Chicago Committee, The Hundred Club of Cook County. Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946.

Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member Fellows of Illinois Bar Foundation (charter), American, Illinois (named senior counselor), Chicago, 7th Federal Circuit bar associations, American Society International Law, American Judicature Society, Law Club Chicago, Legal Club Chicago, Harvard Alumni Association (director), Beta Theta Pi, Phi Delta Phi. Clubs: Commercial (Chicago), Economic (Chicago) (director, past president), Harvard (Chicago) (past president), Caxton (Chicago) (past president), Chicago Literary (Chicago), Chicago (Chicago) (past president, director), Mid-America (Chicago), Mid-Day (Chicago) (trustee, past president), Wayfarers (Chicago).

Glen View (Golf, Illinois). Indian Hill (Winnetka). Grolier (New York City).

Everglades (Palm Beach, Florida), Lost Tree (Palm Beach, Florida), Old Port Yacht (Palm Beach, Florida).


Married Ruth Cain, December 14, 1935. Children: Rudy Lamont, Mistress Jean Ruggles Romoser (deceased).

Daniel Emery Ruggles

A. Leona (Rudy) Ruggles

Ruth Cain

Rudy Lamont Ruggles

Mistress Jean Ruggles Romoser Ruggles (deceased)