Birthplace: Cleveland, OK
Location of death: Coral Gables, FL
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered)
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Winner, 1952 Heisman Trophy
Military service: US Army
Father: Francis Peter Vessels (1894, d. 1961)
Mother: Veo M. Turner (b. 1894, d. 1991)
Sister: Mary E.
Sister: Jossie J.
Brother: Jack E.
Wife: Suzanne (one daughter, two sons)
University: University of Oklahoma
Florida State Official Florida Pari-Mutual Racing Commission (1976-83)
National Association of Racing Commissioners President (1984)
Heisman Trophy 1952
College Football Hall of Fame 1974
SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
Baltimore Colts HB (1956)
Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) HB (1953)
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