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Library > Collections & Services > Collections > Rare Books & Manuscripts > Indiana Lawyers and Judges > Hoosier Legal Literaries > George Sanders Rainey George Sanders Rainey

21 Nov. 1893 - 2 Feb. 1989

George Sanders Rainey was born in Crawford County, Indiana. On March 16, 1921, he was admitted to the Indiana bar. Rainey worked for several railroads throughout his forty-six year career as a railroad worker. He retired as a train dispatcher for New York Central in 1958. He also practiced law in Lafayette, Indiana, for a time. He published his first full-length book, Demise of the Iron Horse, in 1969. He had earlier published an essay titled Bibles in Public School; or, A Plea for Religious Liberty (1924).

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Bibles in Public School; or, A Plea for Religious Liberty. Lafayette, IN, 1924. [ISL call number: I 377.1 R156b]
Demise of the Iron Horse. Berne, IN: Economy Printing Concern, 1969. [ISL call number: I 385 R156d]
It's in the Bible. New York: Vantage Press, 1975. [ISL call number: I 220 R156i]