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William Austin

William Austin has deep-seated roots in Cedartown. Three of his great-grandfathers enlisted in the Confederate army in Cedartown and served the duration of the war. As a youth, William washed cars and learned auto mechanics working for Bill Byrom at Byrom's Auto Center on the corner of West Avenue and College Street. As a delivery boy for Hunt's Drug Store, he knew the location of every street in town and most of the residents. While serving a four-year enlistment in the U.S. Air Force, he...See more