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Comer, Marty b. October 28, 1917 d. March 22, 1998 Professional football player. After graduating from Horace Mann High School in Gary, Indiana, Martin F. Comer played football at Tulane from 1938 to 1943. During World War II, he was a chief petty officer in the Navy, managing a program at Tulane to train future military personnel. He played offensive and defensive end from 1946 thru 1948 with the Buffalo Bills in the All America Football Conference. In his three-year pro career, he made nine receptions for a total of 158 yards and three...[Read More] (Bio by: Mel Bashore) Lake Lawn Park Cemetery and Mausoleum, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Darden Jr., Severn Teakle b. November 9, 1929 d. May 26, 1995 Comedian, Actor. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, he was a graduate of the New Orleans Academy and the University Of Chicago. He was a member of the "Second City Troupe" in Chicago and with the "Academy Of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences". He performed with the "Compass Improvisational Theatre" and at the "American Shakespeare Festival". After mastering his skills in an array of character parts, he advanced on Hollywood and landed more than 100 roles in television and movies. His film and TV...[Read More] (Bio by: RCB) Lake Lawn Park Cemetery and Mausoleum, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Whitsell, Dave 'Weasel' b. June 14, 1936 d. October 7, 1999 Professional Football Player. For twelve seasons (1958 to 1960, 1961 to 1966, 1967 to 1969), he played at the cornerback, and defensive back positions in the National Football League with the Detroit Lions, Chicago Bears, and New Orleans Saints. Born David Andrew Whitsell, he attended Shelby High School in Michigan, and played collegiate football at Indiana University in Bloomington. He was chosen by the Detroit Lions in the 24th Round of the 1958 NFL Draft, and appeared in 36 career games...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Lake Lawn Park Cemetery and Mausoleum, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA Plot: Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum, South Unit 2, South Corridor 5, Niche 49