Rath, John, the father of John Washington Rath
Portrait of John Rath (1840-1914), the father of John Washington Rath. Source: Biographies and portraits of the progressive men of Iowa, leaders in business, politics and the professions; together with an original and authentic history of the state, by ex-Lieutenant-Governor B. F. Gue. 2 vols. (Des Moines, IA: Conaway & Shaw, 1899), vol. 1, 498.