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politician , member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Ruth Corman Rudy, American former state legislator. Achievements include patent for hair spray face shield. Named Woman of Year Pennsylvania Federation democratic Women, 1982, Centre County Living Legend, 2000, PFDW Jeanette Riebman award, 2007. Member Governor Rendell's Transition Team on Agriculture, 2003; community columnist Center Daily Times, since 2004.


Rudy, Ruth Corman was born on January 3, 1938 in Millheim, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Orvis E. and Mabel Jan (Stover) Corman.


Degree in x-ray technical, Carnegie Institute, 1956. Student, Pennsylvania State University, 1971.


Clerk of courts County of Centre (Pennsylvania), Bellefonte, 1976-1982. Representative Pennsylvania General Assembly, Harrisburg, 1982-1996. Community columnist Center Daily Times, since 2004.

Member Democratic National Committee, since 1980, chair women's caucus, 1989-1991. Past president Pennsylvania Federation Democratic Women, Harrisburg. President National Federation Democratic Women, 1987-1989.

Member executive committee Democratic National Committee, 1987-1989. Candidate United States Congress, 5th District, 1995-1996. Representative National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, since 1997.

Representative to Yemen, 1997. Community columnist Center Daily Times, since 2004.


  • Achievements include patent for hair spray face shield.


God wants to see people productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.


Some people think that involvement in political life is something Christians should avoid. But God is present everywhere, including political institutions.


Anyone may appear in hardship and poverty. Never give up in pursuit of happiness and one day you will find yourself in the right place, where God gives the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for.


Member Democratic National Committee, 1980^, chair women's caucus, 1989-1991. Member Executive Committee Democratic National Committee, 1987-1989.


Married C. Guy Rudy, November 21, 1956. Children: Douglas G., Donita Rudy Koval, Dianna F. Degree in x-ray technical.

Orvis E. Corman

Mabel Jan (Stover) Corman

C. Guy Rudy

Douglas G. Rudy

Donita Rudy Koval Rudy

Dianna F. Degree in x-ray tech Rudy