Tuesday, June 7, 2011

NFL Hall of Famer John Henry Johnson Had Alzheimer’s at Age 59

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John Henry Johnson, a running back from the 1950s and 60s who is in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, has died at 81. The San Francisco Chronicle obituary is at http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/06/05/SP5L1JPQ0R.DTL.

According to the article, Johnson was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 1989.

In 1989, John Henry Johnson was 59 years old.

Irv Muchnick

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