|Born:||February 17, 1911|
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Died:||June 10, 1956 45) (aged|
|College||University of Toronto|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Awards||1938 Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy|
|Honours||Grey Cup Champion - 1933, 1937, 1938|
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