Harry Marker (American football)

Harold Joseph Marker (September 17, 1910 – April 19, 1989) was an American football player at West Virginia University and later with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He played in the National Football League for the Pirates in just one game in 1934, before deciding on a military career in the United States Army. He, along with Ralph Heywood, have the distinction of being the only players to serve as members of the United States Armed Forces during World War II, the Korean and Vietnam Wars.[citation needed]

Harry Marker
No. 13
Position:Fullback / Defensive back
Personal information
Born:(1910-09-17)September 17, 1910
Ligonier, Pennsylvania
Died:April 19, 1989(1989-04-19) (aged 78)
Patrick AFB, Florida
Height:5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight:155 lb (70 kg)
Career information
College:West Virginia
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR
Harry Marker
AllegianceUnited States
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1935–c.1965


  • Horrigan, Joe (November 11, 2015). "NFL Veterans". Pro Football Hall of Fame.