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Alvin York

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Birthday
13, 1887
Birthplace
Pall Mall, TN
Death Date
Sep 2, 1964 (76)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
13, 1887
Birthplace
Pall Mall, TN
Death Date
Sep 2, 1964 (76)

About

World War I hero who received the U.S. Medal of Honor for taking out an enemy strong point.

Before Fame

His father died when he was young, and he took a railroad job in Harriman, Tennessee to support his family.

Trivia

He never asked for a dime for the many movies and stories that focused on his life.

Family Life

He had eight children: Alvin, George, Sam, Woodrow, Mary, Thomas, Besty and Andrew.

Associated With

He was played by actor Gary Cooper in the film Sergeant York.

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