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Lawyer

Anson Rainey, American lawyer. member Texas Senate, 1881-1882; Member Disciples of Christ. Chairman directors Texas.

Background

Rainey, Anson was born on March 1, 1848 in Eldorado, Arkansas, United States. Son of Christopher Columbus and Nancy B. (Baker) Rainey.

Education

Education common schools.

Career

Private Company A, 16th Cavalry, C.S.A., 1863-1865. Admitted to Louisiana bar, 1871. Practiced at Delta for short time.

Moved to Waxahachie, Texas, 1873. Member Texas Senate, 1881-1882. Judge District Court, 1885-1893.

Judge Court of Civil Appeals, 5th Judicial District of Texas, since 1893. later chief justice.

Membership

Member Texas Senate, 1881-1882. Member Disciples of Christ. Chairman directors Texas.

Connections

Married Fannie I. Meriwether, February 17, 1874.

father:
Christopher Columbus Rainey

mother:
Nancy B. (Baker) Rainey

spouse:
Fannie I. Meriwether