HILL, HOWARD, 1899 or 1900-1975

Biography:

Champion archer. Born– Ca. 1900, near Wilsonville. Winner of 196 consecutive field archery tournaments, including seven national titles. Stand-in bowman for Errol Flynn in several films and featured archer in film shorts, including “Sal of Singapore,” 1929, “The Last Wilderness,” 1935, “The Adventures of Robin Hood,” 1934, “Follow the Arrow,” 1931, “San Antonio,” 1945, and “Cruise of Zaca,” 1952. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, 1971.

Source:

New York Times, February 6, 1975; Who Was Who in the Screen, 1983.

Publication(s):

Archery Adventures; Hunting the Hard Way. Chicago; Wilcox and Follett Co., 1953.

Wild Adventure. Harrisburg, Penn.; Stackpole, Co., 1954.