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 Lawrence Abraham “Larry” Buhler

Lawrence Abraham “Larry” Buhler

Mountain Lake, Cottonwood County, Minnesota, USA
Death 21 Aug 1990 (aged 73)
Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Windom, Cottonwood County, Minnesota, USA
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Father: Abram H. Buhler 1898-1951
Mother: Alice Franse Diemer 1900-?

Married: 25 Jul 1940 to Doris Orlene Mead

Sibling: Wallace Henry "Wally" Buhler

Lawrence A. "Larry" Buhler (May 28, 1917 – August 21, 1990) was a fullback/halfback in the National Football League who played 21 games for the Green Bay Packers. He played for the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers under Bernie Bierman. In 1939, the Green Bay Packers used the 9th pick in the 1st round of the 1939 NFL Draft to sign Buhler out of the University of Minnesota. Buhler went on to play for three seasons with the Packers and retired in 1941. Buhler ended his working career as the manager of the municipal liquor store in Windom, Minnesota. He worked as assistant manager and manager for 16 years and 8 months before retiring at the end of 1983. A statue of Buhler was erected on the grounds of the Cottonwood County Courthouse and was dedicated in 1993.

NFL Stats
Position: Back
Height: 6-2 Weight: 210 lbs.

High School: Windom High School Eagles 1935

College: University of Minnesota
Golden Gophers 1935-1938

Drafted by the Green Bay Packers
in the 1st round
(9th overall) of the 1939 NFL Draft.

1-time Pro Bowler 1939

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  • Created by: Dennis Quiring
  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131652267
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lawrence Abraham “Larry” Buhler (28 May 1917–21 Aug 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131652267, citing Lakeview Cemetery, Windom, Cottonwood County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Dennis Quiring (contributor 47340753) .