George R., son of Hon. John and Catherine A. (Wheeler) Raines, was born in Canandaigua, Ontario county, New York, March 1. 1878. His preparatory education was acquired in Phelps’ Union and Classical Academy, and he then matriculated at Cornell University, from which he was graduated in the class of 1900 with the degree of Bachelor of Law. He commenced the practice of his profession in Rochester, New York, and is now (1910) a member of the firm of Webster, Meade, Strauss & Raines, in that city.
He married, in Canandaigua, Lola, daughter of Ziba C. Curtis, of Canandaigua, formerly an undertaker of that town. They have no children.