Harry Dowda

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Harry Dowda
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Dowda on a 1954 Bowman football card
No. 22, 44
Position:Defensive back
Personal information
Born:(1922-12-29)December 29, 1922
Atlanta, Georgia
Died:June 24, 1996(1996-06-24) (aged 73)
Career information
College:Wake Forest
NFL Draft:1947 / Round: 19 / Pick: 168
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Offensive yards:682
Player stats at NFL.com

Harry Clinton Dowda (December 29, 1922 – June 24, 1996) was an American football defensive back in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and the Philadelphia Eagles. He played college football at Wake Forest University.[1] He served three years in the Airborne and saw action in the Battle of Bulge and Crossing the Rhine. In 1953, he was married with two children and sold autos in the off-season.[2]


  1. ^ Demon Deacon Athletics. "Athletics Hall of Fame". Wake Forest. Retrieved 2007-06-22.
  2. ^ 1954 Bowman football card #27

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