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 Heartley “Hunk” Anderson

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Heartley “Hunk” Anderson

  • Birth 22 Sep 1898 Calumet, Houghton County, Michigan, USA
  • Death 24 Apr 1978 West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 8684

Professional Football Coach. Born in Calumet, Michigan, he served as player, head football coach at colleges and in the NFL during the coarse of his career. As a player, he was a guard for the University of Notre Dame 1918 to 1921 and played for the NFL Cleveland Indians and Chicago Bears 1922 to 1926. As a college head coach, he ran the Saint Louis Billikens 1928 to 1929, University of Notre Dame 1931 to 1933 and the NC State Wolf Pack 1934 to 1936, compiling a career college record of 34 wins 34 loss and 4 tied. From 1942 to 1945, he was the head coach of the Chicago Bears and the Detroit Lions in 1939, with a total NFL record of 24 wins and 12 loss. In 1974, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 4 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8684
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Heartley “Hunk” Anderson (22 Sep 1898–24 Apr 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8684, ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) Unknown.