The Dalles, Aug. 18 (AP)—J.T. Rorick, 79, prominent eastern Oregon attorney and educator, died at this home here Wednesday. He had lived here 40 years.
Mr. Rorick was a graduate of the University of Michigan law school, and for eight years published a newspaper in that state. He came to The Dalles in 1892 and established a dairy farm of purchased cattle. He was a member of the school board and a member of the city works commission. He later served as director and vice president of the Oregon State Chamber of Commerce. Two sons and two daughters survive.
Source: Salem Capital Journal, August 18, 1932.