Dave Zuidmulder

David C. "Dave" Zuidmulder (February 4, 1906 – June 8, 1978) was an American football player.

Dave Zuidmulder
No. 12, 10, 41
Position:Tailback
Personal information
Born:February 4, 1906
New Franken, Wisconsin
Died:June 8, 1978 (aged 72)
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight:175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school:Green Bay (WI) East
College:Georgetown
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played:7
Games started:1
Player stats at NFL.com

Biography

Zuidmulder was born David Zuidmulder on February 4, 1906 in New Franken, Wisconsin.[1] After playing football and baseball, he was appointed head of the Green Bay fire department in 1955 after having served on the force since 1934.[2] He died on June 8, 1978.

Athletics career

Zuidmulder was a star football player for East Green Bay High School.[2][3] He played at the collegiate level at Georgetown University and St. Ambrose University.[2] After this he became a tailback in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers from 1929 to 1931. Zuidmulder was also a semi-professional baseball player for the Green Bay Green Sox,[2][4][5] and he was an athletics coach at Central Catholic High School in Green Bay from 1944 to 1945.[2][5]

See also

References

  1. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/Z/ZuidDa20.htm
  2. ^ a b c d e "Green Bay Group Named Zuidmulder as New Fire Chief". Oshkosh Daily Northwestern. August 3, 1955. p. 22. Retrieved January 15, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  3. ^ "Zuidmulder Is Star as Champs Trounce Locals". The Post-Crescent. November 2, 1925. p. 12. Retrieved January 15, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  4. ^ "Errors Costly as Sox Defeat Manitowoc Club: Dave Zuidmulder Drives in Five Runs For Bays; Schoepke Hit Hard". Manitowoc Herald-Times. June 6, 1938. p. 8. Retrieved January 15, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  5. ^ a b "Zuidmulder to Coach at Central Catholic." 1944. The Milwaukee Journal (23 July): 6.

External links

David C. Zuidmulder at Find a Grave

New Franken, Wisconsin

New Franken is an unincorporated community in the towns of Scott, Green Bay, and Humboldt in Brown County, Wisconsin, United States. It is part of the Green Bay Metropolitan Statistical Area.

St. Ambrose University

St. Ambrose University is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university affiliated with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Davenport. It is located in a residential area of Davenport, Iowa, United States.

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