|Date of birth:||August 4, 1941|
|Place of birth:||Honolulu, Hawaii|
|Date of death:||April 27, 2006(aged 64)|
|Place of death:||Honolulu, Hawaii|
|College:||San Jose State|
|NFL Draft:||1966 / Round: 6 / Pick: 89|
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Melvyn Maile Tom (August 4, 1941 – April 27, 2006) was an American football defensive lineman who played nine seasons in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles and the Chicago Bears. Mel is the father of Logan Tom, member of the 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012 American Olympic indoor volleyball teams. He died at age 64 of heart failure.
- ↑ "Former NFL player Mel Tom, 64, dies". The Honolulu Advertiser. April 28, 2006. http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/2006/Apr/28/br/br02p.html.
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