Lilius Bratton Rainey

Lilius Bratton Rainey

Birth
Dadeville, Tallapoosa County, Alabama, USA
Death 27 Sep 1959 (aged 83)
Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, USA
Burial Fort Payne, DeKalb County, Alabama, USA
Plot Block 34-2D
Memorial ID 7123799 · View Source
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US Congressman. Born in Dadeville, Alabama, he studied at Alabama Polytechnic Institute, graduated from the University of Alabama with a bachelor of laws degree in 1902 and began a law practice in Gadsden, Alabama. He was appointed as a Captain in the Alabama National Guard in 1903 and continued active until he resigned in 1907. He served as city solicitor of Gadsden, (1911-17). In 1919, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of John L. Burnett, was reelected to the Sixty-seventh Congress and served until 1923. He declined to be a candidate for re-nomination, to serve as trustee of the State department of archives and history of Montgomery, Alabama. He died at age 83 in Gadsden, Alabama.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 27 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7123799
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lilius Bratton Rainey (27 Jul 1876–27 Sep 1959), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7123799, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Fort Payne, DeKalb County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .