Joseph C. Rugel, birth date 3/19/1853, death date 1/29/1929, burial in Mesquite Cemetery, Mesquite, Dallas County.
Find a Grave.
"J.C. Rugel Elementary School opened in 1965 and is named after Joseph Columbus Rugel, a teacher, bookkeeper, legislator, and hardware merchant from Mesquite, Texas." School Basics, Rugel Elementary School.
Mesquite Independent School District.
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