Professional Football Player. A native of St. Augustine, Florida, Galimore attended Florida A&M University, where he played football from 1953 to 1956. As a halfback, Galimore later played for seven seasons with the National Football League's Chicago Bears, from 1957 to 1963. On July 7, 1964, while returning from training camp, Galimore was killed when his car overturned on a country road near Rensselaer, Indiana. He was only 29 years old. His funeral was held at the Philadelphia Primitive Baptist Church in Tallahassee, and later his body lay in state at the Florida A&M University. Galimore was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Indiana, in 1999.
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