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Eddie Crook, Jr
Birth: Apr. 19, 1929
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jul. 25, 2005
Montgomery
Montgomery County
Alabama, USA

Olympic Athlete. He won an Olympic gold medal with Muhammad Ali in the 1960 Summer Olympics. He served 2 tours in Vietnam with the United States Army. He died at 76 of natural causes. He was a command sergeant major in the Army. He won a Silver Star, a Bronze Star and 2 Purple Hearts.  (bio by: Genet) 
 
Burial:
Fort Benning Post Cemetery
Fort Benning
Muscogee County
Georgia, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Genet
Record added: Aug 05, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11482641
Eddie Crook, Jr
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Eddie Crook, Jr
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Eddie Crook, Jr
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You certainly were a decorated war hero. I found myself here, seeing a connection with Muhammad Ali, who passed away yesterday.
- Martin W
 Added: Jun. 5, 2016

- Billy R. Edgar
 Added: Jun. 4, 2016
Remembering you today. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you. Thank you for your service to this great country of ours.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Apr. 19, 2016
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