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State Prohibi tion Commissioner

Rupert BEETHEM, American State Prohibi tion Commissioner.


BEETHEM, Rupert was born on August 29, 1877 in Green, Trumbull Company, Ohio, United States. Son of John and Mary (Rennison) Beethem.


Scio College; Ohio State University University.


Senatorial Committeeman, Congress Committeeman, 18 O. District. Member, General Assembly, Harrison Company, 1915-1921. Floorleader House, O., 1917-1919.

Speaker House, 1919-1921. Special Counsel, Attorney-General’ General’ s Office, O., 1921-1922. State Prohibition Commissioner, O., 1928 to date.


Spouse Crete McLaughlin, 1900. Marcia Dickerson, 1922, Cadiz, O.