NFL Hall of Famer John Henry Johnson Had Alzheimer’s at Age 59

Published June 5th, 2011, Uncategorized

John Henry Johnson, a running back from the 1950s and 60s who is in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, has died at 81. The San Francisco Chronicle obituary is at http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/06/05/SP5L1JPQ0R.DTL.

According to the article, Johnson was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 1989.

In 1989, John Henry Johnson was 59 years old.

 

Irv Muchnick