Carmel “Tim” Temerario – Beach Master, United States Navy

From a contemporary press report:

Tim Temerario, who spent 18 years in the Washington Redskins organization from 1960 to '78 as director of player personnel, executive assistant to the late George Allen and assistant coach, died on Saturday in Columbia of heart failure. He was 95.

Temerario had a long and diverse career in football, but was best known for his work with Allen, which included directing the scouting department and negotiating contracts with most of the players.

He retired from the Redskins in 1978 and became a civic activist in Prince George's County.

His World War II service record included key logistic responsibilities as a beachmaster for the D-Day landing on Utah Beach and directing the ports of La Hougue and Barfleur, Normandy.

Temerario played college football at Geneva College in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, and was an assistant coach at Indiana, Denison University in Granville, Ohio, North Carolina State and the University of Pennsylvania. Before joining the Redskins, he also worked for the Detroit Lions and Cleveland Browns.

He is survived by his wife, Charlotte, son Tony, daughter-in-law Diana and two grandchildren. The funeral will be held at Arlington National Cemetery on July 24 at 2:45 p.m.


On Saturday, July 7, 2001, the beloved husband of Charlotte B. Temerario; father of Tony O. Temerario; grandfather of Maria and Carolina Temerario; father-in-law of Diana Massino Temerario. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Tuesday, July 24 at 2:45 p.m. at Fort Myer Chapel. Inurnment Arlington National Cemetery Columbarium. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, 1959 Ivy League Football Championship Coach's Scholarship. Mail to University of Pennsylvania, Joanne Hanna, 633 Franklin Bldg., 3451 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-6285.

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