Raymond P. “Ray” Flaherty

Raymond P. “Ray” Flaherty

Lamont, Whitman County, Washington, USA
Death 19 Jul 1994 (aged 90)
Hayden, Kootenai County, Idaho, USA
Burial Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho, USA
Plot New Sect 54 Grave 3
Memorial ID 68750966 · View Source
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Professional Football Player from 1926 to 1935. Head Coach of the Boston/Washington Redskins from 1936 to 1942, winning 4 division titles and 2 championships. Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1976 for contributions as a coach. Credited with inventing the screen pass in 1937. He was the first person in professional sports to have his number retired.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Raymond P. “Ray” Flaherty (1 Sep 1903–19 Jul 1994), Find a Grave Memorial no. 68750966, citing Saint Thomas Cemetery, Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .