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Dick Schweidler
Born (1914-08-18)August 18, 1914
Culver, Indiana
Died March 18, 2010(2010-03-18) (aged 95)
La Jolla, California

Richard Matthew Schweidler (August 18, 1914 – March 18, 2010) was an American football player who played three seasons with the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He attended La Grange High School in La Grange, Illinois.[1] He was also a member of the Chicago Gunners and Montreal Alouettes.

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Schweidler played for the Chicago Gunners in 1936.[2][3] He played for the NFL's Chicago Bears during the 1938, 1939 and 1946 seasons.[1] He played in six games for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League in 1947.[4]

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Schweidler served in the United States Army during World War II and played football for the Camp Cooke football team in California.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "DICK SCHWEIDLER". profootballarchives.com. http://www.profootballarchives.com/schw02800.html. Retrieved October 29, 2015. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Richard Matthew 'Dick' Schweidler". oldestlivingprofootball.com. http://www.oldestlivingprofootball.com/richardmschweidler.htm. Retrieved October 29, 2015. 
  3. "Gunners Rely on Passes to Defeat Bears". Chicago Tribune. December 8, 1936. http://archives.chicagotribune.com/1936/12/08/page/27/article/gunners-rely-on-passes-to-defeat-bears. Retrieved October 29, 2015. 
  4. "1947 Montreal Alouettes". profootballarchives.com. http://www.profootballarchives.com/1947irfumtl.html. Retrieved October 29, 2015. 

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