Rudolph W. Archer

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Rudolph W. Archer
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28th & 30th Ohio State Treasurer
In office
January 11, 1915 – January 8, 1917
Preceded by John P. Brennan
Succeeded by Chester E. Bryan
In office
January 13, 1919 – January 8, 1923
Preceded by Chester E. Bryan
Succeeded by Harry S. Day
Personal details
Born (1869-09-20)September 20, 1869
Bellaire, Ohio
Died January 14, 1932(1932-01-14) (aged 62)[1]
Bellaire, Ohio
Political party Republican

Rudolph W. Archer (September 20, 1869 – January 14, 1932) was a Republican politician in the U. S. State of Ohio who was Ohio State Treasurer 1915-1917 and 1919-1923.


Rudolph W. Archer was born in Bellaire, Belmont County, Ohio in 1869. He dropped out of school at age ten to help support the family. He worked in a glass factory, and learned business. He was nominated for county treasurer twice by the Republican Party, and twice elected.[2]

Archer was first elected State Treasurer of Ohio in 1914, and served a two-year term. In 1916, he was defeated by Democrat Chester E. Bryan.[3] In 1918 and 1920, he was elected twice more for State Treasurer.


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  2. ^ Halley, W E; Maynard, John P. (1920). Manual of Legislative Practice in the General Assembly 1919-1920. Columbus: State Bindery. p. 51. 
  3. ^ Journal of the Senate of the 82nd General Assembly of the State of Ohio 107. Columbus: State Bindery. 1917.