Hugh McElhenny, Hall of Fame halfback, dies at age 93, Meet his Wife & Family

Hugh McElhenny was a Hall of Famer  NFL  Professional American football player.

He played in the position of halfback in the NFL from 1952 to 64 for the San Francisco 49ers, Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants, and Detroit Lions.

Hugh McElhenny: Cause of Death

Hugh McElhenny, a halfback in the Hall of Fame, passed away on June 17, 2022, according to the 49ers. He was 93.

On Thursday, his daughter Karen Lynn McElhenny confirmed the passing but did not give the cause. On Thursday, the Pro Football Hall of Fame also revealed the passing.

We will update this section as soon as we get to know more about his death cause in detail in near future.

Hugh McElhenny Age, Family, Early Life

Hugh and Pearl McElhenny welcomed their son Hugh Edward McElhenny Jr. on July 31, 1928, in Los Angeles. He was 93 years old at the time of his death. He was a high school football and hurdles champion before playing for Compton Junior College in the Los Angeles region for one season.

hugh mcelhenny family

Karen, a further daughter named Susan Ann Hemenway, a sister named Beverly Palmer, four granddaughters, and eight great-grandchildren all survive McElhenny.

Hugh McElhenny Career, What was his Profession?

As a brilliant all-around performer for Compton Junior College in 1948, McElhenny first gained fame. He later changed schools and enrolled at the University of Washington, where he played football for the Washington Huskies and was twice named an All-Pacific Coast Conference fullback. He also broke numerous school and conference records during his time there.

With the ninth overall pick in the 1952 NFL Draft, the 49ers selected him, and with to his flexibility, he became an instant star in the league, garnering five first-team All-Pro titles in his first six seasons. He was chosen for five Pro Bowls while playing for the 49ers, and he made a sixth Pro Bowl appearance while playing for the Vikings. After brief appearances with the Giants and Lions, he ended his career.

Hugh McElhenny was to professional football in the 1950s and early 1960s what Elvis Presley was to rock and roll, according to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, a reference to both his fame and his moniker.

Which school and college did he go to?

Hugh McElhenny attended George Washington High School.

Hugh McElhenny Net Worth, How much does he earn?

According to the several sources available on the internet, she has an estimated net worth of between $ 1.7 to $2 million.

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Hugh McElhenny Wife, What about his relationship?

He was married and he was married to Peggy McElhenny. sadly she died in 2019. He had two children with her.

Is he available on any social media platforms?

We do not have precise information about his social media status. When we receive more detailed information surrounding his social media handles, we will update this section.

Physical Appearance of Hugh McElhenny’s Height, Weight

HeightFeet:  6 Feet 1 Inch  
Meter:  1.85 m  
Centimeter: 185 cm
WeightKilogram: N / A  
Pounds: N / A
Hair ColourSlat and pepper
Eye ColourHazel
Body typeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Hugh McElhenny’s should be known

Zodiac SignN/ A
Net Worth$ 1.7 to 2 million
Single/ In a relationship/Married/DivorcedMarried
Current SpousePeggy McElhenny( late)