Historic Markers Across Alabama

Marion Albert Hill

Marker ID:  
Location: Sportsman Lake Rd NW, Cullman, AL
County: Cullman
Coordinates: N 34° 11.549    W 086° 51.557
  34.19248333    -86.85928333
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: None


Marion Albert Hill
Nov. 13, 1895 — Feb. 3. 1979

The Cullman County native was the first
man drafted in America for World War I. His
Selective Service number 258, was the first
one drawn in the U.S. Senate Building in
Washington D.C. on July 20, 1917. 10,500 men
were drafted that day. He fought many
battles in France and Germany.

American Legion and V.F.W.

End of Marion Albert Hill