Roy Acuff

Roy Claxton Acuff (1903 - 1992)

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Roy Claxton Acuff
Born in Maynardville, Union, Tennessee, United Statesmap
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Died in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 31 Aug 2015
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Categories: American Notables | Hollywood Walk of Fame | Country Music Hall of Fame.

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  • The first time the Country Music Hall of Fame chose to induct a living member, it was Roy Acuff
  • Notable track: Wabash Cannonball
  • Notable track: The Titanic
  • Notable track: Old Age Pension Check
  • Acuff was a minor league baseball player before he entered his musical career
  • Founded Nashville's first music publishing business
  • Unsuccessfully ran for Governor of Tennessee as a Republican, 1948


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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Roy by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Roy:

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Roy Acuff, Grand Ole Opry
Roy Acuff, Grand Ole Opry


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