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Theodore Henry 'Ted' Bucklin

 

Ted Bucklin

Date of Birth: May 19, 1903, in Idaho Falls, Idaho

Date of Death: October 19, 1945, in Idaho Falls, Idaho (42 years old)

Source:

The Lewiston Morning Tribune - 10/21/45

Did you know?

After football, he was a representative of the Texas Oil Company in Idaho

FallsHe was killed instantly in an automobile accident when the car he was

driving slammed into the cement abutment of a canal bridge two miles north

of Idaho Falls.   He was on his way to a hunting trip with some friends.  His

passenger, Carl Nicholson survived the accident with minor injuries.  His other

friends, following in a car behind them, were unharmed.

 

Teams:

1927 Chicago Cardinals (NFL)

1931 New York Giants (NFL)

College:

University of Idaho