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|Date of birth:December 19, 1917|
|Place of birth: Courtland, Virginia|
|Date of death: January 9, 1990(aged 72)|
|Place of death: Richmond, Virginia|
|NFL Draft: 1940 / Round: 18 / Pick: 169|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Cleveland Rams (1940, 1944–1945)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
James Thomas Gillette, Jr. (December 19, 1917 – January 9, 1990) was a professional American football halfback in the National Football League. Born in Courtland, Virginia, he played for six seasons with the Cleveland Rams (1940, 1944–1945), the Boston Yanks (1946), the Green Bay Packers (1947), and the Detroit Lions (1948).
He was originally drafted by the Green Bay Packers in 1940 but signed with the Cleveland Rams (now the St. Louis Rams) for six seasons before going back to Green Bay in 1946.
In 1983, Gillette was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.
Gillette's son, Walker Gillette, also played in the NFL.
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