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date: 11 November 2019

Morgan, George Thomaslocked

(28 June 1925–07 July 1975)
  • Marilee Birchfield

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Morgan, George Thomas (28 June 1925–07 July 1975), country singer and songwriter, was born in Waverly, Tennessee, the son of Zachariah “Jack” Valentine Morgan, a farmer and laborer, and Ethel Turner. Two weeks before George was born, his father had an accident when his boot laces got caught in a railroad switch and his leg was severed by a train. George was raised in Barberton, Ohio, where Jack Morgan supported the family by hauling coal and later working for a rubber company....

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