William George Knecht
Date of Birth: January 24, 1903, in Newport, Campbell County, Kentucky
Date of Death: December 9, 1934, Lima, Ohio (31 years old)
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Billy Knecht had driven his mother, Mrs. Pauline Knecht, and his sister,
Miss Mathilda Knecht, to Fort Wayne, where Mrs. Knecht remained with
relatives. While driving back to Newport with his sister he complained of
feeling ill. He asked his sister to drive the car. A short time later he collapsed.
His sister drove to the Wilson Memorial Hospital in Lima, Ohio where he was
1925 Dayton Triangles (NFL)
Xavier (OH) University