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Paul "Buddy" Burris
Birth: Jan. 20, 1923
Nowata County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Nov. 26, 2007
Cleveland County
Oklahoma, USA

Professional Football Player. Born in Rogers County, Oklahoma, he played at the guard and linebacker positions for three seasons (1949 to 1951) in the National Football League with the Green Bay Packers. During his collegiate years at the University of Tulsa and University of Oklahoma, Burris was a standout player achieving All-American honors three times while with the Sooners. During World War II, Burris served in the United States Army earning numerous medals. He was selected by the Packers in the fifth round of the 1947 NFL Draft and would appear in 29 games in his career. (bio by: C.S.) 
Family links: 
  James Paul Burris (1892 - 1974)
  Myrtle Ann Pierce Burris (1899 - 1990)
  Paul Burris (1923 - 2007)
  Donald James Burris (1928 - 1988)*
*Calculated relationship
Fort Gibson National Cemetery
Fort Gibson
Muskogee County
Oklahoma, USA
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Nov 27, 2007
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