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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Lorenzo (Renzo) R. Rutili

Lorenzo (Renzo) R. Rutili

1901 - 1966

Lorenzo (Renzo) Rutili was born in Donora, Pennsylvania in 1901. He was educated at Carnegie Institute, and studied design in Europe for several years. Mr. Rutili was designer for Johnson Furniture Company for 30 years, followed by three years as designer for Tomlinson of High Point, North Carolina. Mr. Rutili was a designer, salesman, and lecturer as well as past president of the Grand Rapids Furniture Designers Association, 1940. He died May 26, 1966.

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First NameLorenzo (Renzo) R.
Last NameRutili

Coll. 204-7, History & Special Collections Dept. Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from Grand Rapids History & Special Collections, Archives, Grand Rapids Public Library, Grand Rapids, MI. 

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