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Businessman, husband, father, civic leader. These are but a few words which describe the subject of my research. His name is John H. Ruwe. While not a native Savannahian, he lived the majority of his mature life in Savannah. Mr. Ruwe was born in Hanover, Germany in1840. He was the youngest son of his parents, Amla Gerhart Ruwe '
Hagan, Mary, "John H. Ruwe" (1976). Savannah Biographies. 151.