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Harold V. "Hal" Boyle
Birth: 1911
Death: 1974

Hal Boyle graduated from Central High School in Kansas City Missouri, started as a copy boy at the Kansas City Bureau of Associated Press, later became a reporter, was AP's first columnist, won a Pulitzer prize in 1945 for columns and stories from the North African and European war theaters, wrote a book "Best of Boyle". Per the AP web site: "During 30 years with the AP Boyle wrote some 7,680 columns. He had more bylines than any other AP writer at the time of his retirement in 1974."  (bio by: Bill Walker) 

Cause of death: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gerhig's disease)
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bill Walker
Record added: Sep 20, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6792217
Harold V. Hal Boyle
Added by: Bill Walker
 
Harold V. Hal Boyle
Added by: Bill Walker
 
Harold V. Hal Boyle
Added by: Bill Walker
 
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Thank you for writing over 3,500 columns for the AP. Rest in Peace Harold "Hal" Boyle
- Quack_Quack
 Added: May. 12, 2011

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 Added: Jun. 5, 2010

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