Fred Gloden

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Frederick Jean Gloden Jr. (December 21, 1918 – February 25, 2019) was an American football halfback. He played one season with the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. He played college football at Tulane University. He was also a member of the Miami Seahawks of the All-America Football Conference.[1][2]

Gloden served in the United States Navy during World War II.[3] Gloden was the second oldest living former NFL player, after Jack Smith.[4] He was born in Dubuque, Iowa.

Gloden died on February 25, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the age of 100.[5]

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  1. "FRED GLODEN". Archived from the original on December 26, 2014. Retrieved December 3, 2014.
  2. "Frederick Jean 'Fred' Gloden". Retrieved December 3, 2014.
  3. Dorchak, Peter (December 19, 2008). "Soon to be 90, Gloden is an old Bird who still roots for Eagles". Archived from the original on December 4, 2014. Retrieved December 3, 2014.
  4. 99-Year-Old Former Eagle Predicts a Philly Win in Super Bowl LII
  5. Fred J. Gloden obituary