Graham, Otto

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Name
Graham, Otto Gender: M
Otto Everett Graham, Jr.
born on 6 December 1921 at 01:50 (= 01:50 AM )
Place Waukegan IL, USA, 42n21, 87w50
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 13°40' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 00°23 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 11°06'



Biography

American athlete; he played quarterback for the Cleveland Browns football team from 1946 to1955, a decade considered the team's Golden Age.

Graham was drafted: in 1944 by the Detroit Lions. He signed with Cleveland Browns of AAFC in 1946, and led that team to 10 championship games in his 10 seasons with the team, winning seven. He retired at age 33, and was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame on September 12, 1965. In 1999, he was named one of the 100 top athletes of the milennium by ESPN and one of Sports Illustrated's top six football players of all-time.

In 1959, after retiring from active play, he became the Athletic Director and football coach at the United States Coast Guard Academy and led the Bears to an undefeated season in 1963. He was also named to the President's Council on Physical Fitness. From 1966-68, he was head coach and general manager of the Washington Redskins and went on to coach the east team in the 1968 NFL Pro Bowl.

Graham set his first state record at birth, weighing in at 14 pounds, 12 ounces. His parents, music teachers, ensured that their four sons learned to play musical instruments, and Otto learned the piano, violin, cornet, and French horn. At age 16, he became Illinois French horn and basketball scoring champion. With a sterling sports record in high school, he accepted a full basketball scholarship to the Evanston campus of the University of Ilinois, where he continued his illustrious record and won several awards. Named Big Ten football and basketball MVP in the same scholastic year, he also had one of the highest batting averages, and earned eight varsity letters before graduating early. Enrolling in the Navy's V-5 carrier program after Pearl Harbor, he married his college sweetheart, Beverly Collinge in 1945; together they had three children and two foster daughters.


In 1977, he was diagnosed with rectal cancer and underwent a colostomy. After he won a golf tournament with Joe DiMaggio, he was named honorary national chairman of the National Cancer Society.

He died in Sarasota Florida of a heart aneurysm on December 17, 2003

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Health : Medical diagnosis 1977 (rectal cancer/colostomy)
  • Death by Heart Attack 17 December 2003 (died of heart aneurysm)
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  • Work : New Job 1946 (joined Cleveland Browns)
  • Work : Gain social status 12 September 1965 (inducted into Football Hall of Fame)
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  • Work : New Career 1944 (drafted into pro football)
  • Relationship : Marriage 1945 (to Beverly Collinge)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1959 (began coaching football)

Source Notes

Gauquelin Book of World Horoscopes

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Constitution hardy
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack (heart aneurysm)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Hazardous work (football player)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Work in team/ Tandem
  • Lifestyle : Work : Same Job more than 10 yrs
  • Personal : Birth : Unusual circumstances (born weighing over 14 pounds)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs
  • Vocation : Sports : Football (Cleveland Browns from 1946-1955)
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (58 years)
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage - Compatible
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (three children and two foster children)
  • Family : Childhood : Family close
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Bowel (rectal cancer/colostomy)

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