William Farrington Aldrich (1853-1925) —
also known as William F. Aldrich —
of Aldrich, Shelby
Born in Palmyra, Wayne
County, N.Y., March
business; manufacturer; postmaster;
Representative from Alabama 4th District, 1896-97, 1898-99,
1900-01; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1900,
Died in Birmingham, Jefferson
County, Ala., October
30, 1925 (age 72 years, 233
ashes interred at Rock
Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
Ethan Allen Hitchcock (1835-1909) —
also known as Ethan A. Hitchcock —
Louis, Mo.; Washington,
Born in Mobile, Mobile
County, Ala., September
partner in China trade; president of manufacturing, mining, and
companies; U.S. Minister to Russia, 1897-98; U.S. Ambassador to Russia, 1898-99; U.S.
Secretary of the Interior, 1899-1907.
Died April 9,
1909 (age 73 years, 202
Burial location unknown.
Thomas Erby Kilby (1865-1943) —
also known as Thomas E. Kilby —
of Anniston, Calhoun
Born in Lebanon, Wilson
County, Tenn., July 9,
Democrat. Manufacturer; mayor
of Anniston, Ala., 1905-09; member of Alabama
state senate, 1911-15; Lieutenant
Governor of Alabama, 1915-19; Governor of
Alabama, 1919-23; delegate to Democratic National Convention from
22, 1943 (age 78 years, 105
Interment at Highland
Cemetery Annex, Anniston, Ala.
Thomas Euclid Rains, Sr. (c.1921-2000) —
also known as T. Euclid Rains —
Born about 1921.
Broom manufacturer; member of Alabama
state house of representatives 26th District, 1979-91.
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 (age about 79
Interment at Asbury
Methodist Church Cemetery, Near Albertville, Marshall County, Ala.