|Birth: ||Apr. 16, 1928|
|Death: ||Jan. 29, 2002|
Hall of Fame Professional Football Player. He went from serving in the United States Army soldier to record setting rookie defensive back with the Los Angeles Rams in 1952. He was selected the all-time National Football League cornerback in 1969 and was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame in 1974. He made the Pro Bowl six times. His 68 career interceptions remain among the most in league history. He was also the eighth and final husband of legendary blues singer Dinah Washington.
Cause of death: Heart Attack
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Jun 18, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6522261
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When those we love have left this earth, we still can feel them near. We'll see a picture, hear a song, and it's just like they are here. And when we call upon our faith, when we believe and trust, we know the ones we care about are always close to us.|
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