Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Joseph Franklin Rutherford bio

Birth Name: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Occupation: Religious Leader

Place Of Birth: Missouri

Date Of Birth: November 8, 1869

Date Of Death: January 8, 1942

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Joseph Franklin Rutherford was born on the 8th of November, 1869. He was known for being a Religious Leader. Remembered for developing much of the doctrine and organizational and educational protocol of the Jehovah’s Witnesses religious group, this religious leader, lawyer, and author served as president of the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania.

Joseph Franklin Rutherford was born in Missouri. After paying his own way through law school and interning for a judge, he became a prosecutor in Boonville, Missouri and, later, a Missouri Circuit Court judge. His bestselling book, The Finished Mystery, challenged the authority of government and traditional religious institutions and earned him an Espionage Act of 1917 charge.

Joseph Franklin Rutherford was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Joseph Franklin Rutherford was born in 1860s.

Joseph Franklin Rutherford is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Joseph Franklin Rutherford’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Joseph Franklin Rutherford’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Joseph Franklin Rutherford was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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REAL NAME: Joseph Franklin Rutherford
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Joseph Franklin Rutherford was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Joseph Franklin Rutherford was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Joseph Franklin Rutherford had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Joseph Franklin Rutherford’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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