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 Wilbur “Pete” Henry

Wilbur “Pete” Henry

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Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, USA
Death 7 Feb 1952 (aged 54)
Washington, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, USA
Plot Section 3, Lot 25
Memorial ID 7390186 · View Source
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Professional Football Player. He began his sports playing career at Mansfield High School in Mansfield, Ohio, excelling in many different sports from 1912 to 1915. He played tackle for the Canton Bulldogs from 1920 to 1923, and 1925 t0 1926, New York Giants in 1927, and the Pottsville Maroons from 1927 to 1928. He set the NFL record for the longest punt of 94 yards and longest dropkick field goal of 50 yards. He also served as Athletic Director at Washington and Jefferson College in Pennsylvania. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1963.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 26 Apr 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7390186
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wilbur “Pete” Henry (31 Oct 1897–7 Feb 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7390186, citing Mansfield Cemetery, Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .