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Derrell F. Palmer
Birth: Aug. 27, 1922
Breckenridge
Stephens County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 22, 2009
Cleburne
Johnson County
Texas, USA

Professional Football Player. He played as a defensive lineman in the National Football League for eight seasons (1946 to 1953), with the New York Yankees and Cleveland Browns. An All-American lineman from Texas Christian University, he signed with the New York Yankees of the All-American Conference in 1946. Traded to the Browns in 1948, he was a member of the team's All-American Conference win in 1949 and the Browns NFL title win in 1950, after the two pro leagues merged. He is also an inductee of the Texas Christian University Hall of Fame. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Rosehill Cemetery
Cleburne
Johnson County
Texas, USA
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Feb 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34136992
Derrell F. Palmer
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 Added: Aug. 22, 2012
Thanks for making the game great
- J Spencer
 Added: Mar. 17, 2012
Yikes, what a career. Look what you did
- Richard Tregaskis
 Added: May. 22, 2011
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