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Francis D. Moran
Birth: Jul. 31, 1901
Belle Plaine
Benton County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 1994
New Milford
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA

Professional Football Player. He played college football for Carnegie Tech in 1922 and Grinnell College from 1923 to 1925; he also played varsity basketball at both schools. He later played for the 1926 Frankford Yellow Jackets team who won the National Football League (NFL) championship, on which he was the team's second-highest scorer. After starting the 1927 season with Frankford, he moved to the Chicago Cardinals. The following year, he played for the Pottsville Maroons, until the last game of the season when he was recruited by the New York Giants, with whom he remained until retiring in 1933. Over the course of his career, the versatile Moran, who played mainly at the halfback position, started also at tailback, wingback, quarterback, blocking back, defensive back, and linebacker, and performed as a skilled kicker as well. He set two NFL records, longest run from scrimmage (91 yds, 1930) and most yards receiving in a single game (114 yds, 1933). He later played for the Paterson Panthers of the American Association, where he coached in 1936. (bio by: Margaret Orthodox) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James George Moran (1866 - 1952)
  Agnes Maud Closson Moran (1875 - 1941)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucille B. Moran (1902 - 1992)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ellen Moran (1899 - 1998)*
  Frank B Moran (1901 - 1998)*
  Francis D. Moran (1901 - 1994)
  Mary C. Moran Brown (1905 - 1977)*
  Isabelle Moran Thompson (1908 - 1994)*
  Anne Margaret Moran Richards (1910 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Center Cemetery
New Milford
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Jen Snoots
Record added: Oct 20, 2010
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Francis D. Moran
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Francis D. Moran
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