Elgin Baylor

Birth Name: Elgin Gay Baylor

Date of Birth: September 16, 1934

Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., U.S.

Date of Death: March 22, 2021

Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Ethnicity: African-American

Elgin Baylor was an American professional basketball player, coach, executive, and actor. He played 14 seasons as a forward in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Minneapolis/Los Angeles Lakers, including eight NBA Finals.

He was the son of Ozziel/Uzziel and John Wesley Baylor. He was married to Elaine, until his death. He had three children, including one with Elaine.

Elgin’s paternal grandfather was named James Baylor. James was born in Virginia.

Elgin’s paternal grandmother was named Mary Elizabeth Fields. Mary Elizabeth was born in Virginia.

Elgin’s maternal grandfather was named Arthur Lewis.

Elgin’s maternal grandmother was named Hauzie Lou Samuel.

Source: Genealogy of Elgin Baylor (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com

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