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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Joseph Austin Ranney  

Pen Name: Joseph A. Ranney

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: 1952 in Urbana, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

He was born in Urbana, Illinois and graduated from the University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ranney is a lawyer, historian, educator and writer. He also serves on the board of the Exchange Center for Child Abuse Prevention. He is a former member of the Dane County Bar Association board of directors and former president and board member of Legal Service of Northeastern Wisconsin.


1993 - Charles Dunn Award for Legal Writing, State Bar of Wisconsin

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Selected Titles At Your Library

In the wake of slavery :
ISBN: 0275989720. OCLC Number: 648310494

Praeger Publishers,. .

Trusting nothing to providence :
ISBN: 0910587493. OCLC Number: 43190075

University of Wisconsin Law School, Continuing Education and Outreach,. .