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Maurice Britt

Born: Jun 29, 1919

Death: Nov 26, 1995

Birthplace: Carlisle

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Maurice Britt

Date of Birth : Jun 29, 1919
Date of Death : Nov 26, 1995
Birth Place : Carlisle

Maurice Lee "Footsie" Britt was an American professional football player, Medal of Honor recipient of World War II, businessman, and Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas. He played for the Detroit Lions in 1941 and later served as the seventh Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas during the administration of Governor Winthrop Rockefeller from 1967 to 1971. Rockefeller and Britt were the first Republicans to serve in the state of Arkansas's top two offices since Reconstruction.


  • Politician
  • Businessperson

Also known as

  • Maurice Lee Britt
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