Constable Squire Gatlin Rains

Constable Squire Gatlin Rains

Whitley County Constable's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, August 2, 1941

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Squire Gatlin Rains

Constable Squire Rains was shot and killed in the Nevisdale area of Whitley County while attempting to arrest a man causing a disturbance on election day.

The subject whos hot him was arrested. Constable Rains was taken to a hospital in Pineville where he died later in the day.

Constable Rains was the elected constable of Whitley County's Nevisdale area. He was a widower.


  • Age 59
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Arrested

election, disturbance

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Constable Rains,
On today, the 82nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Whitley County.


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August 2, 2023

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