Eugene Ruehlmann en Former mayor Eugene Ruehlman dies <p>Eugene Ruehlmann, who was mayor of Cincinnati in the late 1960s and early 1970s, died Saturday night at the age of 88.</p><p>Mr. Ruehlmann, a lawyer who was first elected to council in 1959, served through 1971. During his last four years on council, his Republican council colleagues elected him mayor; and he is credited with working to put together the deal that led to the construction of a new stadium on the riverfront and helping to bring professional football to the city.</p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 11:51:31 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 13604 at Former mayor Eugene Ruehlman dies