Alvin C. York
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History 7th grade
Alvin Cullum York was born on December 13, 1887, in a two- bedroom log cabin in Pall Mall, Tennessee
York had a life changing experience in 1914. He attended a revival at Church of Christ in Christian Union, converted and became a member.
York's commitment is challenged. Congress declared war on Germany in April 1917, Alvin reeived a draft notice.
York returns a hero, receives the congressional medal of honor, for helping captured 132 Gernman prisoners. He marries Gracie and have seven children.
1926 the Alvin C. York Institute was foundedWhere boys and girls could be educated.
Seageant York, the MovieIt was a huge success. York dies in 1964 and was buried in Pall Mall cemetary with full Military honors.