Monticello, Ia., Aug. 1.—(Special)—Dallas D. Rorick, 87, a long time resident of Jones county, died at Monticello after a few days’ illness.
He was born in Franklin county, Ohio, June 18, 1844, the son of C.H. and Julia F. Rorick. He came with his parents, when a small boy, to Iowa and first settled on the farm known as the Rorick farm near Oxford Junction. The first home was a long house. The deceased resided in Oxford Junction during the early part of his life, and later moved to Miller, S.D., where he resided for seven years, and was engaged in the practice of law.
On his return to Iowa, he settled at Oxford Junction, where he practiced law until about 17 years ago when he moved to Monticello and practiced law continually until his death.
He was married to Martha Jane Hammond at Oxford Junction. Julia Anna Rorick was born to this union and is the only living survivor.
He was a member of the Jones County Bar association and the Iowa State Bar association. Mr. Rorick served Clinton county in the state legislature during one session. He was the oldest law practitioner in Jones county at the time of his death.
Source: Davenport Daily Times, August 1, 1932.