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 Hamilton James Nichols Jr.

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Hamilton James Nichols Jr. Famous memorial

Birth
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Death
6 Jul 2013 (aged 88)
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Plot
Sunnyside, Section 31
Memorial ID
113498935 View Source

Professional Football Player. For four seasons (1947 to 1949 and 1951), he played at the guard and linebacker positions in the National Football League with the Chicago Cardinals and Green Bay Packers. Born Hamilton James Nichols, Jr. he attended Mirabeau B. Lamar High School in Texas and played collegiate football at Rice University. His studies yielded to his service with the United States Navy (stationed in the South Pacific Theater) during World War II. He returned to resume his athletics and was a contributor to the 1946 Owls squad which won the Orange Bowl. Nichols was selected by Cardinals during the 1946 NFL Draft and appeared in 43 regular season games. During his years with the Cardinals, he served as a blocker for quarterback Paul Christman and experienced a world championship with the 1947 team which captured the NFL Title. The following season (1948), he was a member of the Cardinals' squad which earned their second appearance in the NFL Championship Game. After concluding his football career with the Packers in 1951, he went onto become a successful claims attorney.

Professional Football Player. For four seasons (1947 to 1949 and 1951), he played at the guard and linebacker positions in the National Football League with the Chicago Cardinals and Green Bay Packers. Born Hamilton James Nichols, Jr. he attended Mirabeau B. Lamar High School in Texas and played collegiate football at Rice University. His studies yielded to his service with the United States Navy (stationed in the South Pacific Theater) during World War II. He returned to resume his athletics and was a contributor to the 1946 Owls squad which won the Orange Bowl. Nichols was selected by Cardinals during the 1946 NFL Draft and appeared in 43 regular season games. During his years with the Cardinals, he served as a blocker for quarterback Paul Christman and experienced a world championship with the 1947 team which captured the NFL Title. The following season (1948), he was a member of the Cardinals' squad which earned their second appearance in the NFL Championship Game. After concluding his football career with the Packers in 1951, he went onto become a successful claims attorney.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Sam Hampton, Jr
  • Added: 8 Jul 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 113498935
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/113498935/hamilton-james-nichols: accessed ), memorial page for Hamilton James Nichols Jr. (18 Oct 1924–6 Jul 2013), Find a Grave Memorial ID 113498935, citing Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.