Birthplace: Cleveland, OK
Location of death: Coral Gables, FL
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered)
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Winner, 1952 Heisman Trophy
Military service: US Army
Father: Francis Peter Vessels (1894, d. 1961)
Mother: Veo M. Turner (b. 1894, d. 1991)
Sister: Mary E.
Sister: Jossie J.
Brother: Jack E.
Wife: Suzanne (one daughter, two sons)
University: University of Oklahoma
Florida State Official Florida Pari-Mutual Racing Commission (1976-83)
National Association of Racing Commissioners President (1984)
Heisman Trophy 1952
College Football Hall of Fame 1974
SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
Baltimore Colts HB (1956)
Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) HB (1953)
Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile
Copyright ©2012 Soylent Communications