Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Isidor Rayner (1850-1912)
MSA SC 3520-1512


Books -

Bateman, Wilfred, comp.  Maryland Manual, 1903.  Baltimore:  Wm. J. C. Dulany Co., 1903.
        Biographical sketch on p. 240.

Biographical Cyclopedia of Representative Men of Maryland and the District of Columbia.  National Biographical Publishing Company, 1879.
        Biographical sketch on p. 47.

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774-1989, Bicentennial Edition.  Washington, D.C.:  U. S. Government Printing Office, 1989.
        Biographical sketch on p. 1696.

Eisenberg, Gerson G.  Marylanders Who Served the Nation.  Annapolis:  Maryland State Archives, 1992.

Hall, Clayton Colman, ed.  Baltimore: Its History and Its People. 3 vols.  New York:  Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1912.

Malone, Dumas, ed.  Dictionary of American Biography.  10 vols.  New York:  Charles Scribner's Sons, 1964.
        Biographical sketch in vol. VIII, pp. 415-416.

Michael, W.H. and Francis M. Cox.  Official Congressional Directory For The Use Of The United States Congress.  Washington, D.C.:
        Government Printing Office, 1893.
        Biographical sketch on p. 51.

Newspaper articles (in chronological order) -

"The Hon. Mr. Rayner of Baltimore."  The Evening Capital, 4 May 1888.

"Democracy's Triumph."  The Evening Capital, 25 October 1907.

"Raynor [sic] For U. S. Senate."  The Evening Capital, 18 January 1910.

"Rayner and Vandiver."  The Evening Capital, 19 January 1910.

"Governor's Reception:  Senator Rayner The Honored Guest At the Executive Mansion."  The Evening Capital, 9 February 1910.

"Senator Rayner Died Early This Morning.  Md.s' Jr. Representative Expires at Wash. Home."  The Evening Capital, 25 November 1912.

"Senator Rayner Left $1,000,000." The Evening Capital, 7 December 1912.

Editorial on death of Rayner, The Baltimore Sun, 2 March 1913.

"Man In The Street:  Rayner.  The Sunday Sun Magazine, 11 April 1951.

Other sources -

Maryland State Archives BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Wills) MSA CM219.  HWJ 114:  281-287.  Accession No.: CR 175-3.

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress (

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