ru thog pa
rnam rgyal dbang 'dus
Born 1894 Served in Government 1923
Ruthhog-pa I. Personal name Namgyal WangdŸ. Born 1896. Entered Government service in 1923. Was Dzong-pšn of Giamda Dzong in Kongbo. His daugther married the son of Chanya Kusho, a landlord of Gyantse but not an official. Ruthhog-pa secured for his son-in-law the privileges of a Gyerpa, i.e., the right to become an official. Was Dzong-pšn of Kyerong Dzong until August, 1940, when he was promoted to 4th rank and appointed a De-pšn in the Tingri regiment. Relieved of his post of De-pšn in May, 1947.
Page references from Who's Who in Tibet
1942 (page 28) 1945 (page 36) 1949 (page 102)
This entry is from "Who Was Who in Tibet?" Copyright Frank Drauschke, Facts & Files, Berlin