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Leslie Charles 'Les' Bruckner


Les Bruckner

Date of Birth: April 16, 1918, in Monroe, Michigan

Date of Death: September 21, 2014, in Pasadena, California (96 years old)


Burbank High Blog - Published 09/21/14

Did you know?

Les Bruckner played with the Kenosha Cardinals, an independent pro-football

team in 1941.

During World War II, Lt. Les Bruckner served in the U.S. Navy.  While serving, he

played football with the U.S. Naval Amphibious Training Base, Amphibs.  He was

on the team with the likes of Marshall Goldberg and Bill Daley.



1945 Chicago Cardinals (NFL)


Michigan State University