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Donn Moomaw

Moomaw (left, speaking) delivers the invocation at the inauguration of Ronald Reagan, January 1981
Date of birth: October 15, 1931
Place of birth: Santa Ana, California
Career information
Position(s): C, LB
College: UCLA
NFL Draft: 1953 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8
Drafted by: New York Giants
College Football Hall of Fame

Donn Moomaw (born October 15, 1931) is a retired American football player and Presbyterian minister.

Moomaw played for UCLA as the center and linebacker for the team. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1973.

Moomaw later became a Presbyterian minister, most notably serving Los Angeles' Bel Air Presbyterian Church as pastor from 1964 to 1993. During this time, he became friends with California Governor Ronald Reagan and wife Nancy; Moomaw later gave the invocation and benediction at Reagan's 1981 presidential inauguration.

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