Francis Louis “Jug” Earp

Francis Louis “Jug” Earp

Birth
Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois, USA
Death 8 Jan 1969 (aged 71)
Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot Park OG
Memorial ID 82555515 · View Source
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Jug Earp played eleven seasons (1922-1932) in the National Football League, as a center and tackle with the Green Bay Packers. He was amongst the first 8 inductees into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame. He also played with the Rock Island Independents, the New York Yankees (3 games), and the Frankford Yellow Jackets (1 game). The nickname "Jug" was a shortened version of his college nickname, "Juggernaut".

Earp was also the first president of the Packers Alumni Association and was the Packers Publicity Director from 1950-1954.


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Gravesite Details On same stone with: Alice G.

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  • Created by: Daniel Allen
  • Added: 29 Dec 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 82555515
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis Louis “Jug” Earp (22 Jul 1897–8 Jan 1969), Find a Grave Memorial no. 82555515, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Daniel Allen (contributor 47353628) .