|Born:||January 6, 1920|
|Died:||June 14, 2000 80)(aged|
|1955||Ottawa Rough Riders|
Charles Andrew Caldwell (January 6, 1920 - June 14, 2000) was a Canadian football coach for one season, with the Ottawa Rough Riders in 1955.
Chan Caldwell was born on January 6, 1920, in Knoxville, Tennessee. Caldwell played college football at Tennessee. He played two seasons of college football. In 1946, he had 4 catches for 37 yards.In 1947 he had four catches for 48 yards.
In 1955, he was the head coach of the Ottawa Rough Riders.He had a record of 3–9.
Caldwell died on June 14, 2000 at the age of 80.
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