Ralph Wilson Dead; Buffalo Bills Owner Dies at Age 95

March 25, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Ralph Wilson, the founder of the Buffalo Bills, is dead at age 95.

He was the owner of the NFL team.

He’s owned the Bills since their inagural season in 1960.

Wilson lived in Grosse Pointe Shores in Michigan.

He retired as president of the organization in 2013, reported WXYZ.

The Bills stadium in Orchard Park, new York, a suburb south of Buffalo, was named after him. 

At the time of his death Wilson was the oldest owner in the NFL and since the death of Bud Adams of the Titans in 2013 the longest tenured (54 years).

He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August 8, 2009.

 

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