Rutledge

biographical name
Rut·​ledge | \ ˈrət-lij How to pronounce Rutledge (audio) \

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John 1739–1800 American statesman and jurist; chief justice U.S. Supreme Court (1795)

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“Rutledge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rutledge. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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