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George Francis “Moose” Musso

  • Birth 8 Apr 1910 Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 5 Sep 2000 Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Glen Carbon, Madison County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Chapel Mausoleum, Corridor 1, Glass Front Nitches Columbaria.
  • Memorial ID 9581009

Hall of Fame Professional Football Player. Born in Collinsville, Illinois, he was a All-Star lineman at Milliken College in Illinois, when George Halas owner of the Chicago Bears invited him to the team's training camp in 1933. Musso not only made the team but he was a starting tackle for the National Football League Chicago Bears for twelve seasons, (1933-44). He served as team captain (1936-44), was the first player to win All-NFL honors at two positions tackle (1935), guard (1937) and led his team to four NFL Championships (1933, 1940, 1941, 1943). After he retired in 1944, he began a restaurant business, served as Sheriff of Madison County Illinois and as county treasurer from the 1950s to 1970s. He is a member of the National Italian Sports Hall of Fame, Chicago Bears Hall of Fame and was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame in 1982. He died at age 90 in Edwardsville, Illinois.

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  • Originally Created by: Peterborough "K"
  • Added: 11 Oct 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9581009
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Francis “Moose” Musso (8 Apr 1910–5 Sep 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9581009, citing Sunset Hill Cemetery, Glen Carbon, Madison County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .