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September 29, 2015

S1c Alan Hale, Jr US Coast Guard (Served 1942-1945)

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S1c Alan Hale, Jr US Coast Guard (Served 1942-1945)
Shadow Box: http://coastguard.togetherweserved.com/profile/10018

Short Bio: Best remembered as “The Skipper” on “Gilligan’s Island”, Hale was born in Los Angeles in 1921. His father was character actor Rufus Edward McKahan who used the stage name of Alan Hale, Sr. (1892–1950), and his mother was silent film actress, Gretchen Hartman (1897-1979). Appearing in over 235 films, his father had a successful screen career both as a leading man in silent films and as a supporting actor in sound movies.

(Veterans – view more military profiles of famous people on www.togetherweserved.com)

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