Ivan Cate Rutledge


Ivan Cate Rutledge



Ivan Cate Rutledge was born in White Pine, Tennessee, on December 24, 1915. Ivan was the half-brother of Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court (1943-1949), Wiley Blount Rutledge, Jr. Coincidently, Wiley Blount Rutledge attended, but did not graduate from, the Indiana University School of Law. Ivan received his A.B. from Carson-Newman College (1934), an A.M. (1940) and a LL.B. (1946) from Duke University. He later received a LL.M. from the Columbia University School of Law (1952).

Ivan Rutledge’s teaching career began at the Mercer University School of Law (1946-47), followed by eight years at the University of Washington School of Law (1947-55). He then joined the faculty of the Indiana University School of Law, where he taught until 1963. He left Indiana to join the faculty of the Ohio State College of Law. He served as Dean of the OSU College of Law from 1965 to 1970, and retired in 1979. After retiring, Rutledge once again joined the faculty of the Mercer University School of Law, before retiring for a second time in 1986. Ivan Cate Rutledge died on January 30, 2000.


Indiana University Maurer School of Law Faculty, Ohio State College of Law


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Ivan Cate Rutledge