Ralph Wilson

In this Oct. 28, 1959, file photo, representatives of the American Football League pose in New York. Front row from left are, Robert L. Howsam, Denver, Colo.; Max Winter, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.; Lamar Hunt, Dallas, Texas, the league’s founder; and K.S. Adams Jr., Houston, Texas. In the back row from left are, Barron Hilton, Los Angeles, Ca.; Ralph C. Wilson Jr., Buffalo; and Harry Wismer, New York. Wilson died at his home in Grosse Pointe Shores, Mich., on Tuesday. He was 95. Bills president Russ Brandon made the announcement at the NFL winter meetings in Orlando, Fla. Wilson was one of the original founders of the American Football League and owned the Bills for the last 54 years. For complete coverage, see Sports Page B1.

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