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Joseph Francis Carr
Birth: Oct. 22, 1880
Columbus
Franklin County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 20, 1939
Columbus
Franklin County
Ohio, USA

Hall of Fame Professional Football Executive. He organized the National Professional Football League in 1920 and was elected its first president in 1921, serving until 1939. He also organized the American Basketball Association and founded the Columbus Panhandles Team. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1963.


Married Josephine Marie Sullivan in Franklin County, Ohio, on June 27, 1911. (bio by: K) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Michael Carr (1841 - 1905)
  Margaret Hurley Carr (1842 - 1898)
 
 Spouse:
  Josephine M. Sullivan Carr (1880 - 1950)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Carr (1872 - 1904)*
  Mary A Carr Pratt (1878 - 1937)*
  Michael Lawrence Carr (1879 - 1941)*
  Joseph Francis Carr (1880 - 1939)
  Edward L. Carr (1883 - 1952)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Joseph Cemetery
Lockbourne
Franklin County
Ohio, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 26, 2003
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