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Joseph Francis Carr

  • Birth 22 Oct 1880 Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 20 May 1939 Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Lockbourne, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
  • Plot St. Agnes, Lot 229
  • Memorial ID 7390280

Hall of Fame Professional Football Executive. He organized the National Professional Football League in 1920 and was elected its first president in 1921, serving until 1939. He also organized the American Basketball Association and founded the Columbus Panhandles Team. 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 7390280
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Francis Carr (22 Oct 1880–20 May 1939), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7390280, citing Saint Joseph Cemetery, Lockbourne, Franklin County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .