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Al Hall in Army uniform, possibly at Ft. Lewis, 1918

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Al Hall was born in Jellico, Kentucky, in 1894, and moved to Seattle in 1899. In 1913 he graduated from Broadway High School, where he was the first African American to play on the football team. After fighting in World War I, he returned to Seattle and worked for the Buffalo Hosiery Company. Later he was a clerk in the King County Assessor's Office. He died in 1964.
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