July 8, 1919

Mickey Carroll was born in St. Louis.  He was one of the most beloved of all the Munchkins in the “Wizard of Oz.” After Hollywood, he came back to St. Louis where he operated a monument company. 

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.

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