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Charles Herbert 'Herb' Treat

 

Herb Treat

Date of Birth: December 16, 1900, in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date of Death: April 19, 1947, in Kansas City, Missouri (46 years old)

Source:

Daily Boston Globe - Published 04/20/47

He suffered serious head injuries in August 1943 when he was struck by an automobile

while crossing the street in Weymouth, Massachusetts.  After years of suffering he jumped

from the 9th floor of the Muehlebach Motel in Kansas City, Missouri to his death.  It was

reported that he left a note for his wife which read, "On vacation, couldn't stand it".

 

Teams:

1926 Boston Bulldogs (AFL I) Head Coach

College:

Boston College, Princeton University