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George Delmar Thompson

 

George Thompson

Date of Birth: September 26, 1899

Date of Death: September 19, 1939, in Cleveland, Ohio (39 years old)

Source:

Oelwein, Iowa Daily Register - Published 09/20/39

Emmwettsburg, Iowa Reporter - Published  09/21/39

Emmettsburg, Iowa Democrat - Published 09/22/39

Chicago Tribune - Published 10/05/39

George Thompson died of a heart attack

 

Teams:

1923 Rock Island Independents (NFL)

1924 Rock Island Independents (NFL)

1925 Rock Island Independents (NFL)

College:

University of Iowa