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Lloyd Sumner 'Shorty' Burdick

 

Lloyd Burdick

Date of Birth: August 8, 1909, in Assumption, Illinois

Date of Death: August 9, 1945, in Michigan, North Dakota (36 years old)

Source:

The Edwardsville Intelligencer - Published 08/11/45

Did you know?

Lloyd Burdick was one of thirty people killed while riding on a train called

The Empire Builder which was one of the trains on the Greater Northern

Railroad which was created in September 1889 from several predecessor

railroads in Minnesota and eventually stretched from Lake Superior at

Duluth and Minneapolis/St. Paul west through North Dakota, Montana

and Northern Idaho to Washington State at Everett and Seattle.  Headquarters

for the line were located in St. Paul, Minnesota. 

 

Teams:

1931 Chicago Bears (NFL)

1932 Chicago Bears (NFL)

1933 Cincinnati Reds (NFL)

College:

University of Illinois