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Hersell 'Wimpy' O. Giddens


Wimpy Giddens

Date of Birth: November 25, 1914, in Ringgold, Louisiana

Date of Death: February 12, 1959, in Louisiana (44 years old)


Ruston Daily Leader - Published 02/24/59

We have noticed his first name spelled in a few different ways.  His obituary has 'Hersell', his

wife's obituary has his name spelled, 'Hershel' and accounts from his football days have it

spelled 'Herschel'. 

His nickname was 'Wimpy' and everyone has that spelled the same way.



1938 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)

1944 Boston Yanks (NFL)


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