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|Date of birth:||May 27, 1948|
|Place of birth:||Enid, Oklahoma|
|Date of death:||December 4, 2012(aged 64)|
|Place of death:||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma|
|NFL Draft:||1970 / Round: 1 / Pick: 25|
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John Henry Ward (May 27, 1948 – December 4, 2012) was a National Football League lineman who played from 1970 to 1976 for the Minnesota Vikings, the Chicago Bears and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He played high school football at Will Rogers High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and college football for the Oklahoma State Cowboys and was the Vikings' first round pick in the 1970 NFL Draft.
Ward died of cancer on December 4, 2012.
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