William G. 'Bill' McCaw


Bill McCaw

Date of Birth: February 6, 1898, in St. Paul, Minnesota

Date of Death: April 19, 1942, in Bloomington, Indiana (44 years old)


New York Times - Published 04/20/42

Did you know?

Captain William G. McCaw died right after appearing on a radio show from a

massive heart attack.

The radio show was a round table event discussing the relationship of the ROTC to

the war.  Capt. McCaw collapsed after completing his speaking part in the program. 

He was carried from the studio while Maj. F. T. Reed wound up the program.  The

radio audience was unaware of the tragedy.

He served as athletic director and coach at Kenosha High School and he also was an

executive of the Wisconsin Power and Light Company but returned to Indiana

University as an instructor.



1923 Racine Legion (NFL)

1926 Louisville Colonels (NFL)


Indiana University












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