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 Bill Forester

Bill Forester

Birth
Dallas County, Texas, USA
Death 27 Apr 2007 (aged 74)
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 19123153 · View Source
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Professional Football Player. Born George William Forester. He was a linebacker for eleven seasons (1953 to 1963) in the National Football League with the Green Bay Packers. Forester was a member of two NFL Championship teams (1961 and 1962 Packers), and was part of a defense that included hall of fame players Ray Nitschke and Herb Adderley. He was named to the All-Pro Team five times (1959 to 1963) and played in four Pro Bowl Games (1959 to 1962). During his college years, Forester was a standout player at Southern Methodist University. During his NFL career, Forester played in 138 regular season games and had 21 interceptions for 279 yards. His older brother Herschel was also a professional football player with the Cleveland Browns. He died of complications from Parkinson's disease.

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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 28 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19123153
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bill Forester (9 Aug 1932–27 Apr 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19123153, citing Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .