Marshall T. Hall Sr. was born and raised near the Lake Erie shores in Chautauqua County located in Western New York State. He is the youngest of 10 children 6 older brothers and 3 older sisters. Marshall grew up with both parents in the home. 


In 2005 United African American Foundation, was started in Illinois due to the devastation of hurricane Katrina. Currently headquarters are located in Minneapolis MN and will moved to NY State in early 2024.

The overall family is one of the largest multicultural families in the United States and Europe with over 18,371 family members and total last names to date 2,367. Family ancestor’s information includes presidential, royalty, world notable and business family members. 


Family information came from Ancestry Inc. Special thanks to the dedicated private family researcher. Working on the family tree takes countless hours, days and years to compile.


21 different family nationalities include African, African American, Native American, Cornish, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Irish, Italian, Jewish, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Scandinavian, Scottish, Slavic and Spanish.


Father of two highly educated children one daughter Petra, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in New State and one son Marshall Jr., Attorney license to practice law in New York and Minnesota . UAAF Inc. headquarters will be located in NY State as of April 2024.

At age 18, went to acting school in Hollywood, California. The stay was memorable and educational. Most memorable time in Hollywood was walking through the front gate of Paramount Studio. 


Was a standout athlete in football and basketball. He spent some time playing semi-pro football. He also had an opportunity to try out for the Buffalo Bills at age 21. Chuck Knox, coach of the Buffalo Bills, was a friend of the family.

Owned and operated several fast-food restaurants two had liquor license, two personal fitness gyms, painting contracting business, property development, food truck builder, photography, printing and advertising businesses. 


Several years being involved in the entertainment and music Industry. In his mid-twenties in Buffalo, New York Marshall began meeting and photographing several entertainment celebrities. He took over 75 different celebrities’ photos and still holds on to the negatives to this day. 

Some of the photos include Stevie Wonder, Luther Vandross, Prince, James Brown, Rick James, Smokey Robinson, Irvin Magic Johnson, Eddie Murphy, 1984 Miss America Vanessa Williams, Frank Sinatra Jr, Sugar Ray Leonard, Lionel Richie, Harry Belafonte, Diana Ross, Wilson Pickett, and Ray Charles just to name a few. 

Jamestown Community College, Jamestown, New York
Bryant & Stratton Business Institute, Buffalo, New York
Certified fitness training certification from ISSA of Santa Barbara, California
Attended acting school in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California


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