|Birth: ||Nov. 24, 1920|
|Death: ||Aug. 27, 2000|
Broom manufacturer; member of Alabama state house of representatives 26th District, 1979-91. Methodist. Member, Lions. Became blind when he lost both eyes in an accident with a pair scissors as a boy. He was the only totally blind baseball coach in Little League history. Killed in an automobile accident, when the car in which he was a passenger went off a bridge in heavy rain, near Geraldine, Marshall County, Ala., August 27, 2000.
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RAINS, THOMAS EUCLID, SR., 1920-
Farmer, state representative, businessman. Born: November 24, 1920, DeKalb County. Parents: Archie Thomas and Annie Ruth (Slater) Rains. Married: Ginger Nell Johnson. Children: Four. Education: Alabama School for the Blind; Snead Junior College, 1942; Jacksonville State College, 1944. Served in several political or governmental positions; Alabama State Representative for District 25, 1978-; and operated the Sand Mountain Broom Company. Honored by the Boy Scouts and Little League Baseball.
Source: Who's Who in American Politics, 1981.
Author: I'm Not Afraid of the Dark. Albertville, Ala.: Creative Printers, 1977.
--Submitted by Fredie Smith
Archie Thomas Rains (1883 - 1962)
Annie Ruth Slater Rains (1898 - 1944)
Ginger Nell Johnson Rains (1921 - 2000)*
Thomas Euclid Rains (1920 - 2000)
Clara Louise Rains Southern (1924 - 2016)*
Asbury United Methodist Church Cemetery
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