Former Member of State Board of Government
Columbus, Jan 23 — News of the death of Dr. E.H. Rorick, seventy, former member of the erstwhile state board of administration when United States Senator Willis was governor, was received here today.
Death, due to apoplexy, occurred at Dr. Rorick’s home at Fayette, Fulton county.
Mrs. Rorick has been an invalid for two years, her illness being due to an an apoplectic stroke.
After serving two terms in the state legislature, beginning in 1898, Dr. Rorick for ten years was superintendent of the state hospital at Athens. Later, he was superintendent of the state institution for the feeble-minded here.
He retired from politics some years ago. He was interested in banking and owned much real estate in Fulton county.
Source: Marion Daily Star, January 28, 1922.