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A man of reconciliation
Friends remember John Raineys contributions to Camden and beyond
Larry Doby (left) and Bernard Baruch hold a conversation across the generations in front of the Camden Archives and Museum on Camdens Broad Street. John Rainey came up with the concept, paid for its creation by local sculptor Maria J. Kirby-Smith and its installation becoming his most visible legacy in Camden. - photo by Martin L. Cahn
There is likely no one word to describe attorney John Stringer Rainey, who died at the age of 73 on Saturday following a short illness. The one most usually ascribed to him is “philanthropist.” One dictionary definition of the word states a philanthropist is “a person who seeks to promote the welfare of others, especially by the generous of money to good causes.”