Harry Rutherford, PhD and Evaretta Rutherford, PhD

October Honoree: Harry Rutherford, PhD and Evaretta Rutherford, PhD Educators and Community Activists

Drs. Harry and Evaretta Rutherford were a husband and wife team who devoted their lives to the success of students, teachers, and administrators, especially in Richland County School District One and at Benedict College in Columbia. Born in Columbia, South Carolina, Harry Rutherford graduated from Booker T. Washington High School (BTW) in Columbia, SC in 1928; earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics at Johnson C. Smith University in North Carolina; a master’s degree from New York University; and, doctorate from Harvard University. Evaretta Sims Rutherford, born in Washington, D.C. on August...Read Full Bio

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