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Julius Rainwater

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Conyers engineer plied his trade in Pacific Theater of WWII

Hill Phoenix cofounder served along with four brothers in war

Julius Rainwater was fascinated by new automobile radios as a kid that turned into a lifelong love with radio technology and communications. Too young to enlist after Pearl Harbor, he stayed in school, graduated from Hapeville High, and attended Georgia Tech to study a special class in radio technology. After his 18th birthday in 1943, Rainwater joined the Army.


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