|Born:||February 19, 1915|
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
|Died:||May 8, 1956 45) (aged|
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
|Position(s)|| Wide receiver |
|1937–1941||Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
|1942–1943||Winnipeg RCAF Bombers|
|1945||Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
|CFL West All-Star||1940, 1941|
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