Arthur "Tarzan" White

Arthur "Tarzan" White (HM265I)

Location: Gaylesville, AL 35973 Cherokee County
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N 34° 23.852', W 85° 34.65'

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Born in Lockhart, Alabama in 1915, Tarzan played alongside Bear Bryant on the University of Alabama's 1934 National Championship Team and was honored as an All-American in 1936. He went on to play for the New York Giants, winning a NFL Championship in 1938. Tarzan was also a professional wrestler during the football off-season, winning multiple heavyweight championship titles. He moved to Cherokee County and coached football at Gaylesville during 1954. He was the mail carrier for the Jamestown/Gaylesville area and continued wrestling into his 60's. Tarzan resided in Jamestown until his death in 1996.
HM NumberHM265I
Placed ByCherokee County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, March 23rd, 2018 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 630754 N 3807152
Decimal Degrees34.39753333, -85.57750000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 23.852', W 85° 34.65'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 23' 51.12" N, 85° 34' 39" W
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Area Code(s)256
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3410 County Rd 15, Gaylesville AL 35973, US
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