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Brown, Paul Eugene

Born: 1908 AD
Died: 1991 AD

1908 – Born on September 7th in Norwalk, Ohio. An American football coach and administrator.

1930 – He graduated from Miami University B.A. in Education.

         – He was Severn Prep High School’s head coach for a year.

1932 – He became Massillon High School’s head coach.

1940 – He graduated from Ohio State University M.A. in Education.

1941-1943 – He was Ohio State University’s (WC) head coach.

1944-1945 – The Great Lakes Naval teams’ head coach.

1946 – Brown was asked to coach the AFC’s Cleveland franchise. Fans elected to name the team after him—the Cleveland Browns.

1950 – The Cleveland Browns joined the NFL. They won the championship that year and went on to dominate the decade of the fifties.

1967 – Art Modell fired Brown.

         – Brown left football for five years and was elected into the Professional Football Hall of Fame.

1968 – He was Cincinnati Bengals’ head coach and founder.

1973 – He married Mary Rightsell. They had a son named, Mike Browns.

1991 – He died on August 5th in Cincinnati, Ohio due to pneumonia. His remains were buried on Rose Hill Cemetery, Massillon, Ohio.