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 Johnny Allen

Johnny Allen

Birth
Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois, USA
Death 3 Mar 2010 (aged 76)
Bethesda, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Body donated to medical science, Specifically: Brain and spinal cord tissue donated to Boston University School of Medicine.
Memorial ID 49632087 · View Source
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Professional Football Player. For four seasons (1955 to 1958), he played at the center and linebacker positions in the National Football League with the Washington Redskins. Born John McKee Allen, he attended Ross High School in Freemont, Ohio and played collegiate football at Purdue University before being chosen by Washington during the 8th round of the 1955 NFL Draft. He appeared in 48 career games, serving as a backup to Harry Ulinski and Jim Schrader, also being utilized as an effective long snapper during punt and field goal attempts. Following his football career, Allen worked as a salesman. He died from complications of Alzheimer's disease.

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 13 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49632087
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Johnny Allen (4 Jun 1933–3 Mar 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49632087, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Body donated to medical science, who reports a Brain and spinal cord tissue donated to Boston University School of Medicine..