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Bill Willis

AKA William Karnet Willis

Born: 5-Oct-1921
Birthplace: Columbus, OH
Died: 27-Nov-2007
Location of death: Columbus, OH [1]
Cause of death: Stroke
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Columbus, OH

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Football

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Cleveland Browns, NFL Hall of Famer


[1] Grant Medical Center, Columbus, OH.

Father: Clement Willis (d. 1926)
Mother: Willana
Brother: Claude
Wife: Odessa (m. 1948, d. 2003, three sons)
Son: Bill, Jr.
Son: Clem
Son: Dan

    High School: East High School, Columbus, OH
    University:
Ohio State University (1944)
    Coach: Head Coach, Kentucky State College (1945)

    College Football Hall of Fame 1971
    Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977
    Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity
    Stroke 1989

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    Cleveland Browns (1946-53)


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