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The first Commissioner of the NFL was Elmer Layden who took the job in 1941. Prior to be called the 'commissioner', the head of the NFL was called the 'president' (the title was changed from president to commissioner in 1941). The first President of the NFL was Jim Thorpe in 1920 when the league was organized.

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