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Rupert George Pate

 

Rupert Pate

Goldsboro High School Hall of Fame 1989

Date of Birth: September 6, 1917, in Goldsboro, North Carolina

Date of Death: May 20, 2014, in Greensboro, North Carolina (96 years old)

Source:

The TimesNews.com - Published 05/20/14

Rupert Pate passed away at Kindred Hospital located in Greensboro, North

Carolina.

Did you know?

Rupert Pate served in World War II from 1943 to 1945, earning a Battle Star

in the Battle of the Bulge.

After his pro-football career, Rupert Pate was the manager for the Camp

Murphy's Shamrocks baseball team.

 

Teams:

1940 Chicago Cardinals (NFL)

1941 New York Americans (AFL III)

1941 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)

1942 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)

College:

Wake Forest University