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

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

In 1989, John Henry Johnson was 59 years old.


Irv Muchnick