in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1588 words.
Rutherford, Joseph Franklin (08 November 1869–08 January 1942), lawyer and religious leader, was born in Morgan County, Missouri, the son of James Calvin Rutherford and Lenore Strickland,...