• Born date: 1921-05-30
  • Born in: United states
  • Death date: 2006-11-06
  • Death in: Virginia
J. T. Rutherford

J. T. Rutherford (May 30, 1921 – November 6, 2006), was a Democratic United States Congressional Representative and state legislator from the state of Texas.He was born to James Thaddeus Rutherford and the former Allee Lillian Johnson in Hot Springs, Arkansas. In 1934, his family relocated to Odessa, Texas, where he attended public schools. He served as an enlisted man in the United States Marine Corps from 1942 to 1946, of which twenty-eight months were spent overseas.