Albert Osliff Rutson (1836 - 21 April 1890) was a barrister.
The third son of William Rutson of Newby Wiske, Yorkshire, he was educated at Rugby School and University College, Oxford graduating BA in 1859. He became a fellow of Magdalen College in 1860 and graduated MA in 1861.
In 1864 he was called to the bar at Lincoln's Inn.
An active member of the Liberal Party, he was secretary to Lord Aberdare, who was Home Secretary during Gladstone's ministry of 1868-73. On three occasions he unsuccessfully contested parliamentary constituencies in Yorkshire for the party.
On the creation of the North Riding County Council he was chosen as an alderman.
He died in Cobham, Surrey in 1890.
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