American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Rutledge, John 1739-1800. American politician and jurist. Governor of South Carolina (1779-1782) and a delegate to the U.S. Constitutional Convention, he advocated slavery and a strong central government. He also served as an associate justice (1789-1791) and the chief justice (1795) of the U.S. Supreme Court.
- n. A surname of uncertain etymology.
- n. Any of several places in the U.S. named for bearers of the surname.
- n. United States jurist and second chief justice of the United States Supreme Court; he was appointed by George Washington and briefly served as chief justice but was ultimately rejected by the United States Senate (1739-1800)
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“Rutledge is called on to prove the innocence of a man he dislikes and distrusts.”
“How important a part in Rutledges recovery does his fiancée Jean play, and how does her rejection affect his relationship with other women.”
“Do you feel a love interest for Rutledge is possible?”
“The interaction between Chief Superintendent Bowles and Rutledge is based in part on the changing face of Scotland YardBowles is the up-through-the ranks man, while Rutledge represents the new better educated and trained policeman.”
“And where a man like Ian Rutledge is all too much at home.”
“A survivor of World War I, Rutledge is a man walking on the edge of insanity, finding both relief and more madness in his work as a Scotland Yard investigator.”
“As the months passed, the jailers, or turnkeys as they were known, became adamant that Captain Rutledge should sign a written 'confession' that Hanoi could then use for the purpose of anti-American propaganda.”
“NOTE: Captain Rutledge had written a book which tells of his experiences in more detail.”
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