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John McKay Williams


John Williams

Date of Birth:  October 27, 1945, in Jackson, Mississippi

Date of Death: July 8, 2012, in Minneapolis, Minnesota (66 years old)


The Star Tribune - Published 07/08/12

He died while he was on his morning walk

After his football career, he became a dentist.

Did you know?

During the off-seasons between 1972 and 1974, he attended the University of Maryland

and obtained his dentistry degree in 1978. He returned to Minneapolis, where he began his

dental practice and became a respected civic leader.



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University of Minnesota