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De Benneville "Bert" Bell
Birth: Feb. 25, 1895
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 11, 1959
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Football Hall of Fame Executive. Born DeBenneville Bell in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he began his pro football life as the founder-owner of the Philadelphia Eagles in 1933 and was head coach from 1936 to 1940. In 1940, he sold the Eagles franchise and became co-owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers and stayed in post for six years. Bell also created the National Football League draft in 1936 and founded the Maxwell Football Club in 1937, which to this day presents awards to the top college and national players. In 1946, he was elected as the National Football League (NFL) commissioner and served until his death. He died at age 64 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was posthumously inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1963. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Calvary Cemetery
West Conshohocken
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Record added: Apr 26, 2003
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- Terrie Smith
 Added: Jul. 3, 2015

- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: Oct. 11, 2014
Forever loved, forever missed. Rest in Peace, De Benneville "Bert" Bell
- Quack_Quack
 Added: Dec. 6, 2013
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