|Born:||December 24, 1911|
Hartland, New Brunswick
|Died:||April 23, 1972 60) (aged|
|1933–1941||Ottawa Rough Riders|
|1946–1947||Ottawa Rough Riders|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL All-Star||1936 & 1940|
|Awards||1940 - Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy|
|Honours|| Canada's Sports Hall of Fame (1976)|
Grey Cup Champion - 1940 & 1945
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