Charles Albert Charlie Conerly, Jr

Charles Albert "Charlie" Conerly, Jr

Clarksdale, Coahoma County, Mississippi, USA
Death 13 Feb 1996 (aged 74)
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Clarksdale, Coahoma County, Mississippi, USA
Plot Amid a cluster of trees and within view of Crumpton Field
Memorial ID 15873383 · View Source
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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.

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 15873383
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Albert "Charlie" Conerly, Jr (21 Sep 1921–13 Feb 1996), Find a Grave Memorial no. 15873383, citing Oakridge Cemetery, Clarksdale, Coahoma County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Peterborough K (contributor 46537737) .