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 Heartley “Hunk” Anderson

Heartley “Hunk” Anderson

Birth
Calumet, Houghton County, Michigan, USA
Death 24 Apr 1978 (aged 79)
West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 8684 · View Source
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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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  • 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.