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Royal Jensen Cathcart


Royal Cathcart

Date of Birth: April 8, 1926, in Canute, Oklahoma

Date of Death: February 5, 2012, in Newport Beach, California (85 years old)



Did you know?

Royal Cathcart work many years for the National Football League as a side judge

and back judge on the field, as an instant replay official and later on he scouted new officials.

His brother, Sam Cathcart was also a professional football player for the 1949 - 1952

San Francisco 49ers.



1950 San Francisco 49ers (NFL)


University of California-Santa Barbara












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