: This portrait engraving print is of Rufus P. Ranney, ca. 1860. Ranney (1813-1891) was a justice of the Ohio Supreme Court from March 1851 to February 1857, and was selected by Trumbull County residents to represent them at the Ohio Constitutional Convention of 1850-1851. At the convention, Ranney supported popular election of state judges, but he opposed granting the governor the power to veto. Ranney also served as the first president of the Ohio State Bar Association, which was founded in 1881. View on Ohio Memory.
: AL04280 Subjects
: Ohio Government; Lawyers; Supreme Court justices; Judges--Ohio Places
: Cleveland (Ohio); Cuyahoga County (Ohio)