Thursday, November 19, 2015

Dick Evans

Richard Jacob Evans

May 31, 1915
Chicago, IL 

May 26, 2008
Sarasota, FL

De Paul Academy - Chicago (High School)
1939-40 Iowa University (College)
1940-41 Hammond Ciesar All-Americans (NBL)
1940-41 Sheboygan Redskins (NBL)
1941-42 Chicago Bruins (NBL)
1942-43 Chicago Studebaker Flyers (NBL)

Evans was a football star at Iowa who played basketball professionally as well as playing end for Green Bay and the Chicago Cardinals in the NFL during World War 2. He later was the defensive back coach for the Packers.

He married Miriam in 1943 and they had a daughter and two sons.

Some sources list him as being born in 1917, but his SSDI record and 1930 and 1940 census record indicated he was born in 1915.

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