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William Ernest 'Bill' Hewitt

 

Bill Hewitt

Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971

Date of Birth: October 8, 1909, in Bay City, Michigan

Date of Death: January 14, 1947, in Sellersville, Pennsylvania (37 years old)

Source:

The Milwaukee Sentinel - Published 01/15/47

He was killed in an automobile accident.  He was found unconscious by the road

and taken to a near by hospital where he died a few hours later.

 

Teams:

1932 Chicago Bears (NFL)

1933 Chicago Bears (NFL)

1934 Chicago Bears (NFL)

1935 Chicago Bears (NFL)

1936 Chicago Bears (NFL)

1937 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)

1938 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)

1939 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)

1943 Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers (NFL)

College:

University of Michigan