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DeadBorn: 12/21/1926 in New York City, New York, USA
Cause of death: lung cancer
Full name: Joseph Vincent Paterno
Nickname: Joe Pa
Noted For: college football coach (Penn State 1966-2011). Won 24 bowl games and 3 Big Ten championships. Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame (2006). Fired for not doing more about allegations of child molestation taking place in his facilities.
Quotation: "With the benefit of hindsight, I wish I had done more."
Also see this person's photo entry in our Dead or Alive Data Base.