John Kerns
Personal information
Date of birth: (1923-06-17)June 17, 1923
Place of birth: Ashtabula, Ohio, United States
Date of death: June 17, 1988(1988-06-17) (aged 65)
Place of death: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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No regular season or postseason appearances
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John Emery Kerns (June 17, 1923 – June 7, 1988) was a Canadian football player who played for the Toronto Argonauts. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1950.[1] He played college football at Ohio University and also played with the Buffalo Bills of the All-America Football Conference. He died in 1988 on his 65th birthday while playing tennis, of a heart attack.[2]


  2. OBITUARY John Kerns Former Argonaut tackle helped team win Grey Cup The Globe and Mail [Toronto, Ont] 20 June 1988: D.16.

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