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us: Kopay, David


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • David Marquette
  • Variants

    • us: Kopay, Dave
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1942-06-28
    • Descriptor

        (lcdgt) Gay men
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) San Francisco 49ers (Football team)
        • Affiliation Start: 1964
        • Affiliation End: 1967
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Detroit Lions (Football team)
        • Affiliation Start: 1968
        • Affiliation End: 1968
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Washington Redskins (Football team)
        • Affiliation Start: 1969
        • Affiliation End: 1970
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) New Orleans Saints (Football team)
        • Affiliation Start: 1971
        • Affiliation End: 1971
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Green Bay Packers (Football team)
        • Affiliation Start: 1972
        • Affiliation End: 1972
    • Gender

        male
    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Males
    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Men
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Football players
          (lcsh) Running backs (Football)
      • Sources

        • found: His The David Kopay story, c1988: p. 3 of cover (former pro-football player; lives in Los Angeles, Calif.)
        • found: LC data base, 3-24-89 (hdg.: Kopay, David)
        • found: Wikipedia, October 22, 2015 (David Kopay; David Marquette Kopay (born June 28, 1942) is a former American football running back in the National Football League who in 1975 became one of the first professional athletes to come out as gay; born Chicago, Illinois; attended Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California; entered the University of Washington in 1961 and became an All-American running back in his senior year; played professional football from 1964 to 1972; San Francisco 49ers (1964-1967); Detroit Lions (1968); Washington Redskins (1969-1970); New Orleans Saints (1971); Green Bay Packers (1972))
        • found: LGBT history month website, October 22, 2015 (Dave Kopay; b. June 28, 1942; made headlines in 1975 when he became the first NFL payer and one of the first professional athletes to come out; born in Chicago; when he was in grammar school, the family moved to North Hollywood, California; resides in Los Angeles) {http://lgbthistorymonth.com/dave-kopay?tab=biography}
      • Change Notes

        • 1989-03-28: new
        • 2015-10-24: revised
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