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Columbus, OH 43215
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Bill Willis

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Bill Willis

1921 - 2007

A leader in the area of athletics, recreation and youth activities, Bill Willis is a credit to his profession and native city.

Willis began his athletic career as a football star at East High School and later became an All American tackle at Ohio State University in 1944. A standout professional player for the Cleveland Browns from 1946-1953, Willis has been enshrined in the Football Hall of Fame.

Willis was the third member appointed in 1963 to the Ohio Youth Commission. He later was appointed Commission director.