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Thomas Euclid Rains, Sr
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Birth: Nov. 24, 1920
DeKalb County
Alabama, USA
Death: Aug. 27, 2000
Geraldine
DeKalb County
Alabama, USA

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
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Archie Thomas Rains (1883 - 1962)
  Annie Ruth Slater Rains (1898 - 1944)
 
 Spouse:
  Ginger Nell Johnson Rains (1921 - 2000)*
 
 Sibling:
  Thomas Euclid Rains (1920 - 2000)
  Clara Louise Rains Southern (1924 - 2016)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Asbury United Methodist Church Cemetery
Asbury
Marshall County
Alabama, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 19, 2009
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