Louise Julian Raines

31 August 1890–15 August 1981 (Age 91)
Gibson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Louise Julian

When Louise Julian Raines was born on 31 August 1890, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Francis Marion Raines, M. D., was 36 and her mother, Martha Marina Thomas, was 28. She married Marvin Ethridge West on 7 September 1919, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States. She lived in Carbondale, Jackson, Illinois, United States for about 5 years and Civil District 1, Gibson, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 15 August 1981, in Milan, Gibson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Centerville Cemetery, Medina, Gibson, Tennessee, United States.

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Marvin Ethridge West
Louise Julian Raines
Marriage: 7 September 1919

Spouse and Children

7 September 1919
Gibson, Tennessee, United States

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World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 2

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name for someone from Rayne in Essex, recorded in Domesday Book as Raines, possibly from an unattested Old English word, hrægene ‘shelter’, ‘eminence’.2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Rennes in Brittany.3 English: patronymic from Raine 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Louise J West in household of Marvin E West, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Louise J West in household of Marvin E West, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Louise West in household of Mattie Raines, "United States Census, 1940"

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