Charley Cowan


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Original Name Charles Edward
Braeholm, Logan County, West Virginia, USA
Death 29 Apr 1998 (aged 59)
Whittier, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Whittier, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Daybreak Terrace, Section 4, Lot 2309, Space 4
Memorial ID 94645330 View Source

Professional Football Player. For fifteen seasons (1961 to 1975), he played at the tackle and guard positions in the National Football League with the Los Angeles Rams. Born Charles Edward Cowan, he attended Buffalo High School (West Virginia) and played collegiate football at New Mexico Highlands University. Selected by the Rams during the 4th round of the 1961 NFL Draft, he appeared in 206 regular season games. During the course of his career, he established himself as a staple of Los Angeles' offensive live which also included Joe Carollo, Tom Mack, Ken Iman and Joe Scibelli. Individually, Cowan earned Pro-Bowl honors three consecutive seasons (1968 to 1970). Following his football career, his health declined as he became dependent on kidney dialysis machines. He died of complications from kidney failure.

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  • Added: 1 Aug 2012
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charley Cowan (19 Jun 1938–29 Apr 1998), Find a Grave Memorial ID 94645330, citing Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .