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Howard Paul "Rabbit" Hartley
Birth: Sep. 26, 1924
Ravenswood
Jackson County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 29, 2006
Greenville
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA

Professional Football Player. After his sophomore year at Duke, he joined the Navy and played service football with the Fort Pierce Naval Amphibious Training Base Commandos in 1944. After the war he returned to Duke. After graduating he was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Washington Redskins in 1948. After his rookie season, the Redskins traded him to the Pittsburgh Steelers. He started in the defensive backfield for the Steelers from 1949 to 1952. He led the Steelers in interceptions three of his four seasons, including a then NFL record of ten interceptions in a twelve game schedule. In his five National Football League seasons he made 28 interceptions. He died of cancer. (bio by: Mel Bashore) 
 
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  Martha Dan Hartley (1928 - 1985)*
 
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Burial:
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Greenville
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
Plot: Oak Section
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Mel Bashore
Record added: Jan 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32551504
Howard Paul Rabbit Hartley
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Howard Paul Rabbit Hartley
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Howard Paul Rabbit Hartley
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