Alan Page

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Alan Page
Alan Page 2009.jpg
Page in 2009
Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court
In office
January 1993 – August 2015
Appointed byGeneral Election
Preceded byLawrence R. Yetka
Succeeded byNatalie Hudson
Personal details
Born (1945-08-07) August 7, 1945 (age 73)
Canton, Ohio, U.S.
Spouse(s)Diane Sims Page (m. 1973; d. 2018)
Children4
Alma materUniversity of Notre Dame
University of Minnesota Law School
ProfessionAttorney
Judge

Alan Cedric Page (born August 7, 1945) is an American former professional American football player and judge. He played defensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings in the 1970s. After his professional career, he was an associate justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court from 1993 until he retired in 2015.

Page was the first defensive player to win the MVP Award. He is a member of both the College Football Hall of Fame (1993) and the Pro Football Hall of Fame (1988).[1]

In November 2018, President Donald Trump awarded Page the Presidential Medal of Freedom.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Wall Street Cheat Sheet, "The Greatest Defensive Linemen of All Time."
  2. "Alan Page Receives Presidential Medal Of Freedom". November 16, 2018. Retrieved November 16, 2018.