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Homer Rainey

Born: Jan 19, 1896

Death: Dec 19, 1985

Nationality: United States

Homer Rainey

Date of Birth : Jan 19, 1896
Date of Death : Dec 19, 1985

Homer Price Rainey was an American college president and professor. He was born in Eliasville in Young County, Texas, and served as the president of the University of Texas at Austin from 1939 to 1944. Rainey also served as president of Franklin College, Bucknell University, and Stephens College. He was an unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Texas in 1946, having lost the Democratic nomination to Beauford Jester of Corsicana, the seat of Navarro County.

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