John Ruthledge
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Guiding Light
Portrayed by: Arthur Peterson
Duration: 1937-1939, 1940-1941, 1942-1944 & 1945-1946
First appearance: January 25, 1937
Last appearance: October 1946
Cause/reason: Death
Created by: Irna Phillips
Gender: Male
Died: October 1946
Cause of death: Unknown
Occupation: Reverend
Residence: Five Points, Illinois
Parents: Unknown man
(father, deceased)
Unknown woman
(mother, deceased)
Siblings: None/unknown
Marital status: Single; at death
Past marriage(s): Unknown woman
(dissolved; 19??-19??)
Children: Mary Ruthledge
(daughter, with Unknown woman)
Ned Holden
(adopted son)
Grandchildren: Steven Ruthledge
(grandson, via Mary/adopted grandson, via Ned)
Unnamed child
(granddaughter, via Mary/adopted granddaughter, via Ned)

John Ruthledge was a fictional character on the CBS daytime soap opera Guiding Light.

Actor History:Edit

  • Arthur Peterson Jr. (01/1937-10/1939, 01/1940-12/1941, 03/1942-04/1944 & 05/1945-10/1946)

Character History:Edit

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