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|Date of birth:||July 1, 1922|
|Place of birth:||Giles County, Tennessee|
|Date of death:||May 3, 1991(aged 68)|
|Place of death:||Annandale, Virginia|
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|High school:||Decatur High School|
|NFL Draft:||1944 / Round: 9 / Pick: 6|
|Drafted by:||Green Bay Packers|
Donald Boone Whitmire (July 1, 1922 – May 3, 1991) was an American football tackle between 1941–1944 for the University of Alabama. In 1956, Whitmire was elected into the College Football Hall of Fame.
After his playing career, joined the United States Navy where he reached the rank of rear admiral. While serving with the Seventh Fleet he commanded Task Force 76 which supported the evacuation of Saigon in April 1975.
- ↑ "Donald Boone Whitmire Rear Admiral, United States Navy". ArlingtonCemetary.net. http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/whitmire.htm. Retrieved 9 June 2013.
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