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Robert Wadlow

AKA Robert Pershing Wadlow

Born: 22-Feb-1918
Birthplace: Alton, IL
Died: 15-Jul-1940
Location of death: Manistee, MI
Cause of death: Infection
Remains: Buried, Oakwood Cemetery, Alton, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Oddity

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Tallest documented individual

Due to a pituitary malfunction, grew to 8 feet 11.09 inches.

Father: Harold Franklin Wadlow
Mother: Addie Johnson
Sister: Betty Jean
Brother: Eugene Harold Wadlow
Brother: Harold Franklin Wadlow II
Sister: Helen Ione

    High School: Alton High School, Alton, IL (1936)
    University: Shurtleff College (one semester, dropped out)

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