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John Claussen 'Jack' Heldt

 

Jack Heldt

Date of Birth: May 2, 1900, in Elk River, Iowa

Date of Death: May 6, 1985, in Alameda City, California (85 years old)

Source:

Date from census records

California Death Index

Did you know?

The person listed on all other websites is John W Heldt.  He died in 1975 and

did not play football. The player is listed as John C Heldt in all Iowa yearbooks.

He moved to California in the 1930's and nearly died after falling on railroad

tracks in Gardena, California, in 1951.


 

Teams:

1923 Columbus Tigers (NFL)

1926 Columbus Tigers (NFL)

College:

University of Iowa