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Rudolph Russell Rager

Rudolph Russell Rager was American lawyer. Bar: New Mexico 1958, United States District Court New Mexico 1959. Gold Seal scholar, 1949.


  • Rager, Rudolph Russell was born on January 15, 1932 in Miles City, Montana, United States. Son of Harry E. and Esther (Anderson) Rager.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University North Dakota, Grand Forks, 1956. Juris Doctor, University New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1958.


    • Sole practice, Albuquerque, 1958—1960, 1970—2003. Partner Grantham, Spann, Sanchez & Rager, 1961—1969. Attorney Village of Corrales, 1971-1981.

      Board directors Anderson Development Corporation, Albuquerque, Anderson Western Corporation, Albuquerque.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New Mexico 1958, United States District Court New Mexico 1959.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Lutheran


    President, board directors Albuquerque Tutoring Association, 1967. Co-founder, board directors, secretary Security Escrow Corporation, 1974-1980, Intermountain Conservation Trust, 1996-2005. Board directors Lutheran Coordinating Council, Albuquerque, 1975, Corrales History Society, 1988-1994.

    Board directors, secretary Anderson Charitable Foundation, since 1994, Anderson Abruzzo, International Balloon Museum, Albuquerque, 1984-2006. Advisory board directors Albuquerque City Balloon Museum, 1991-2006. Board directors, treasurer San Pedro Creek Homeowners Association, 1996-2000.

    Member New Mexico Bar Association, Albuquerque Bar Association Lodges: Kiwanis (president Albuquerque chapter 1966).


    • Married Sharon E. Keeling, December 30, 1959. Children: Sean, Kurt, Quita, Elani, Valari, Jordan.
    • father: Harry E. Rager
    • mother: Esther (Anderson) Rager
    • spouse: Sharon E. Keeling
    • children: Sean Rager
    • Kurt Rager
    • Quita Rager
    • Elani Rager
    • Valari Rager
    • Jordan Rager
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    Born January 15, 1932