- Category : Food-and-Beverage-Restaurateur
- Type : MGP
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Split - Small (62)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Spirit 2
American football quarterback and defensive back. He was a 1950 College Football All-America Team selection from the University of Alabama Crimson Tide who played one season for the National Football League's Washington Redskins (1951) and played the following season for the Canadian Football League's Montreal Alouettes. After leaving professional football, Salem moved to Birmingham, Alabama and opened the first "Ed Salem's Drive-In" restaurant, later expanded with additional locations in the Lakeview neighborhood. Salem also opened a travel agency and several bowling alleys and acted as a real estate developer. He died on 21 December 2001 from complications from diabetes. Salem was inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in the Class of 2010.