Y'know, most ex-Nazis took it on the lam to South America, but somehow this guy ends up owning the Jets. We don't get it.

Name
Leon Hess
Birthday
March 13, 1914
Age
85
Died on
Friday, May 7th, 1999
Famous
Confirmed
Friday, May 7th, 1999
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Georgia's irrepressible segregationist, who defied the 1964 Civil Rights Act by chasing three black students from his restaurant with a gun. Given twenty days to desegregate, Maddox chose instead to close and sell the place, for which they made him Governor. Later, after his political career waned, he attempted to update his image by launching a nightclub comedy act with a black ex-con he had pardoned while in office. They were billed as "The Governor and the Dishwasher." We're not making this up.

(d) June 25th, 2003