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John Kimbrough (1918-2006) was a college athlete, a member of the Texas Legislature, the star of two western movies and a rancher. Year 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Texas Legislature is the central lawmaking body of the U.S. state of Texas. ...


Kimbrough, an alumnus of Texas A&M University, was known as the "Haskell Hurricane" when he played on that school's football team. He played fullback on the Aggie's undefeated 1939 national championship team. He was 6-2, 212 pounds and was a punishing runner who ran with high knee action. He had speed as well as size and could run the century in close to 10 seconds flat. Texas A&M University, often called A&M or TAMU for short, is the flagship[3] institution of the Texas A&M University System. ...


In 1940 he finished second to the University of Michigan's Tom Harmon in Heisman Trophy balloting. Kimbrough was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1954. The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (UM or U of M) is a coeducational public research university in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Thomas Dudley Harmon (September 28, 1919 - March 15, 1990) was a star player of United States college football and a sports broadcaster. ... John Cappellettis 1973 Heisman Trophy is part of an exhibit at the Penn State All-Sports Museum located at Beaver Stadium, on the campus of the Pennsylvania State University. ...


Kimbrough parlayed his gridiron fame and athletic good looks into a Hollywood contract, though he only appeared in two Hollywood westerns: Sundown Jim and Lonestar Ranger, both released in 1942.


He later served as an Army pilot in the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II. A map of the Pacific Theatre. ... Combatants Major Allied powers: United Kingdom France Soviet Union United States Republic of China and others Major Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Winston Churchill Charles de Gaulle Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Chiang Kai-Shek Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tojo Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian...


Kimbrough was elected to the Texas Legislature in 1953, though he only served one term. He later played for the Los Angeles Dons of the All-America Football Conference, a short-lived rival of the National Football League. Unfortunately he suffered a series of heart attacks beginning when he was just 30 years old. However, he managed to live another 57 years. Kimbrough died May 8, 2006, in Haskell, Texas. The cause of death was pneumonia. The Texas Legislature is the central lawmaking body of the U.S. state of Texas. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... The Los Angeles Dons were an American football team in the now defunct All-America Football Conference from 1946 - 1949 that played in the Los Angeles Coliseum. ... The All-America Football Conference (AAFC) was a professional American football league that challenged the rival National Football League from 1946 to 1949. ... For other uses of National Football League, see National Football League (disambiguation). ... 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Haskell is a city located in Haskell County, Texas. ... It has been suggested that CURB-65 be merged into this article or section. ...


References

  • Staff and Wire Report. (13 May 2006). John Kimbrough, 87; Football Star, B-Movie Actor, Texas Legislator. Los Angeles Times

May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

External link

  • John Kimbrough at the IMDB

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John Kimbrough (1919-2006) was a college athlete, a member of the Texas Legislature, and the star of two western movies.
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