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Courts in the Classroom > Justice Biographies > Justice Frederick Eugene Rakestraw Justice Biographies

Justice Frederick Eugene Rakestraw

(Ninety-first Justice)

Justice Frederick Eugene Rakestraw

Justice Rakestraw was born August 29, 1923 in Lima, Ohio.*

He received an LL.B. from Indiana University in 1947 and was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1949. He served as a circuit judge from 1955 to 1965. He served on the Indiana Supreme Court briefly in 1966. He practices law in Rochester, Indiana.451










* Justice Rakestraw passed away on August 18, 2004.

451. INDIANA LEGAL DIRECTORY 429 (1990 ed.); Frederick E. Rakestraw, Proposed Model
Rules of Professional Conduct, 28 RES GESTAE 475, 475 (1985).

Source: Browning, Minde C., Richard Humphrey, and Bruce Kleinschmidt. "Biographical Sketches of Indiana Supreme Court Justices." Indiana Law Review: Vol. 30, No. 1, 1997. View this source in PDF format.