William Frederick 'Bill' Kibler
Date of Birth: April 5, 1897, in New York
Date of Death: December 26, 1985, in Los Angeles, California (88 years old)
All websites have his name as William Joel Kibler, died in Tonawanda, New York,
in 1983. W J Kibler was the son of the president of the Tonawanda Board of
Education, for whom the high school is named, but there is no evidence he
played pro football.
There are several references to Bill Kibler in Tonawanda newspapers, one of
which in 1921 refers to him as Bill F Kibler, and names him to the all-time
Tonawanda High School football team.
Other articles mention him running a haberdashery (mentions his FB career)
in 1923, another in 1939 mentions him selling his shop and moving to
California to help take care of his mother (it also mentions his football
According to California Death Index, this person is William Frederick
Kibler, born in New York in 1897, and dying in the Los Angeles
area in 1985.
1922 Buffalo All-Americans (NFL)
University of Buffalo