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William Peter 'Bill' Fortune

 

Bill Fortune

Date of Birth: October 14, 1897, in Joliet, Illinois

Date of Death: March 12, 1947, in Chicago, Illinois (49 years old)

Source:

Chicago Tribune - Published 03/13/47

He was an attorney in Chicago, Illinois for 24 years and died of a heart ailment

while in his home in Chicago.

 

Teams:

1920 Chicago Cardinals (APFA)

College:

University of Michigan