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George Halas

George HalasAKA George Stanley Halas

Born: 2-Feb-1895
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 31-Oct-1983
Location of death: Chicago, IL
Cause of death: Cancer - Pancreatic
Remains: Buried, St. Adalbert Catholic Cemetery, Niles, IL

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Football

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder of the Chicago Bears

Military service: US Navy (WWI, and 1943-45 in WWII)

Wife: (married, at least one son and one daughter)
Daughter: Virginia McCaskey (present majority owner of the Bears)

    University: University of Illinois (1918)

    Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963
    Hip Replacement Surgery
    Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity

    New York Yankees 1919 (twelve games only)
    Chicago Staleys Defensive End (1920)
    Chicago Bears Defensive End (1921-28)
    Chicago Staleys Head Coach (1920)
    Chicago Bears Head Coach (1921-29)
    Chicago Bears Head Coach (1933-42)
    Chicago Bears Head Coach (1945-55)
    Chicago Bears Head Coach (1958-67)
    Chicago Bears Co-Owner (1921-32)
    Chicago Bears Owner (1932-83)

Author of books:
Halas By Halas: The Autobiography of George Halas (1979, memoir)

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