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 Earl Harry “Dutch” Clark

Earl Harry “Dutch” Clark

Birth
Fowler, Otero County, Colorado, USA
Death 5 Aug 1978 (aged 71)
Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado, USA
Burial Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado, USA
Plot Section 46, Lot 36, Plot 3, Grave 3
Memorial ID 9652 · View Source
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Hall of Fame Professional Football Player. Born in Fowler, Colorado, he was an All-American quarterback from Colorado College when he was signed to the Portsmouth Spartans in 1931. For seven seasons, he played with the Portsmouth Spartans (1931-32) and Detroit Lions (1934-38). With the Detroit Lions he was a six-time All-Pro, three-time league scoring leader and led the Lions to an NFL championship in 1935. He later became athletic director and a coach at the University of Detroit. In 1951, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame and into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1963. His number 7 uniform was also retired by the Detroit Lions. He died at age 71 in Canon City, Colorado.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 3 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9652
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Earl Harry “Dutch” Clark (11 Oct 1906–5 Aug 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9652, citing Lakeside Cemetery, Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .