Date of Birth: May 24, 1924, in Boston, Massachusetts
Date of Death: September 24, 2017, in Medford, Massachusetts (93 years old)
The Boston Globe - Published 10/4/17
Did you know?
According to his obituary, Al Cannava served in the U.S. Navy during
World War II on the U.S.S. Halligan. On March 26, 1945, his vessel
was attacked, killing one hundred and sixty two crewmen. Mr. Cannava
drifted in the Pacific ocean off the coast of Okinawa for several days before
he was rescued. After the war, Mr. Cannava was decorated by President
Franklin Roosevelt for his service to our country.
1950 Green Bay Packers (NFL)