Remembering Walt Rule, a society founder

  • Walt Rule leads a tour in front of the Ouray County Museum. One of the founders of the Ouray County Historical Society in 1971 who helped achieve National Historic District status for the city of Ouray, Rule died on April 18. Photo courtesy Ouray County Historical Society
    Walt Rule leads a tour in front of the Ouray County Museum. One of the founders of the Ouray County Historical Society in 1971 who helped achieve National Historic District status for the city of Ouray, Rule died on April 18. Photo courtesy Ouray County Historical Society
The Ouray County Historical Society received word that Walter Rule, longtime OCHS Board member, died on April 18 of this year. Walt was a remarkable man who loved history and its preservation. Walt was born in New Jersey and grew up in Pennsylvania. He received his commission in the U.S. Army as 2nd Lieutenant after graduation from the University of Maine in June of 1954. His BS degree was in…

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