When was Harold Wadlow Jr born?

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When was Harold Wadlow Jr born?

Harold Franklin Wadlow Jr.

Birth 12 Aug 1932
Death 31 Dec 2000 (aged 68) Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Burial Oakwood Cemetery Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA Show Map
Memorial ID 49287797 · View Source

How old was Alton giant when he died?

22 years (1918–1940)
Robert Wadlow/Age at death

What was Robert Wadlow’s condition?

pituitary gland
Doctors examined Robert and realised that his exceptional size was caused by hyperplasia of his pituitary gland. This condition causes an abnormally high level of the human growth hormone and Robert was never given any treatment to stop it.

Where is tallest man buried?

July 19, 1940
Robert Wadlow/Date of burial

Who is the tallest person in the world right now?

Sultan Kösen
Sultan Kösen (born 10 December 1982) is a Turkish farmer who holds the Guinness World Record for tallest living male at 251 centimetres (8 ft 2.82 in). Kösen’s growth resulted from the conditions gigantism and acromegaly, caused by a tumour affecting his pituitary gland.

How is Harold Wadlow Jr related to Robert Wadlow?

Harold Jr. was shy around the media after some misquotes and what he described as wrong interpretations of his thoughts about Robert. It took some convincing to consent to interviews, but once he did, he seemed warm and gentle just like his brother, Robert was always described.

Where was Robert Pershing Wadlow born and raised?

Robert Pershing Wadlow was born on February 22, 1918, in Alton, Illinois. Robert Wadlow poses with his family in Alton, Illinois, in 1936. From the left: Eugene, 14, Mrs. Harold Wadlow, Harold Jr., 4, Betty, 12, Harold Wadlow, and Helen, 15.

Where is the grave of Harold Franklin Wadlow?

Find a Grave, database and images ( www.findagrave.com/memorial/49287797/harold-franklin-wadlow : accessed ), memorial page for Harold Franklin Wadlow Jr. (12 Aug 1932–31 Dec 2000), Find a Grave Memorial ID 49287797, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Pamela Clark (contributor 46781428 ) .

Who was the last surviving brother of Robert Wadlow?

ALTON – It was a warm August day in 2000 and Harold Wadlow Jr., the last surviving brother of the Alton Giant Robert Wadlow, was headed to his statue for an interview for the book, “Boy Giant.”. As the norm, several people had congregated at the statue.

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