Harry Dowda
No. 22, 44     
Defensive back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1922-12-29)December 29, 1922
Place of birth: Atlanta, Georgia
Date of death: June 24, 1996(1996-06-24) (aged 73)
Career information
College: Wake Forest
NFL Draft: 1947 / Round: 19 / Pick: 168
Debuted in 1949 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1955 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
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Offensive yards     682
Interceptions     16
Touchdowns     6
Stats at

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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