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Marty Comer

  • Birth 28 Oct 1917 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 22 Mar 1998 New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Burial New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 21449608

Professional football player. After graduating from Horace Mann High School in Gary, Indiana, Martin F. Comer played football at Tulane from 1938 to 1943. During World War II, he was a chief petty officer in the Navy, managing a program at Tulane to train future military personnel. He played offensive and defensive end from 1946 thru 1948 with the Buffalo Bills in the All America Football Conference. In his three-year pro career, he made nine receptions for a total of 158 yards and three touchdowns. In 1949 he began coaching high school football in New Orleans.

Bio by: Mel Bashore





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  • Originally Created by: Mel Bashore
  • Added: 9 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21449608
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marty Comer (28 Oct 1917–22 Mar 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21449608, citing Lake Lawn Park Cemetery and Mausoleum, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .