|Birth: ||Sep. 21, 1921|
|Death: ||Feb. 13, 1996|
Professional Football Player. A native of Clarksdale, Mississippi, Conerly played the position of quarterback for the New York Giants from 1948 until his retirement from football in 1961. Originally drafted in 1945, in round 11, by the Washington Redskins, he was a two time Pro Bowler in 1950, and 1956. A graduate of the Mississippi College, the 6'1, and 185lbs, Conerly was named the National Football League's Most Valuable Player in 1959. Known as "Roach" and 'Chuckin Charlie", Conerly also appeared as the "Marlboro Man" in several magazine adds and on television for Marlboro Cigarettes. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame. He passed away at the age of 74.
Plot: Amid a cluster of trees and within view of Crumpton Field
Created by: K
Record added: Sep 24, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15873383
Added: Jun. 4, 2012
Hey, Charlie! You did it!! The Jints beat the Packers at Lambeau, 37-20! Just took fifty yars to get it done! What was it Giff use to say? The Jints never lose....they just run out of time.Here's to you! Thanks for your help!!|
Joseph L. Bernard
Added: Jan. 18, 2012
Had Thanksgiving w/my father today, Charlie Conerly his all time favorite.|
Added: Nov. 24, 2011
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