Ruter, Calvin W
Ruter, Calvin W., a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born in Bradford, Orange Co., Vt., March 15, 1794. He was received into the Ohio Conference in 1817, and in 1820 was transferred to the Missouri Conference. When the Indiana Conference was formed in 1832, Mr. Ruter was chosen its secretary. He took deep interest in founding the Indiana Asbury University, and was for many years one of its trustees. He took a superannuated relation in 1855, and died June 11, 1859. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1859, p. 274.