Roy Maximilian 'Joe' Bush


Joe Bush

Date of Birth: April 11, 1905

Date of Death: October 23, 1976 (71 years old)




Joe Bush had three sons that went on to play football for Notre Dame University

He is erroneously listed on most web sites as Raymond M Bush.

Joe Bush and Hamilton 'Babe' Green played varsity ball for St Ambrose College of

Davenport, Iowa.  They transferred to Loyola in 1924, and played together for two more years.


The excerpt below on Joe Bush is from The Loyolan Newsletter of 1925.

JOE BUSH, left end. "Davenport" Joe Bush is a dependable end, and a veteran
of two years' service. Not flashy but always on the job ready to stop anything coming
around his end and to take the tackles out or in with equal dexterity as the case may
be. He knows how to snag in the forward passes Kiley-like and was instrumental
in scoring many a Loyola touchdown in the past season. Joe is a Freshman Law
student and hails from Davenport, Iowa...



1926 Louisville Colonels (NFL)


St. Ambrose College, Loyola University












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