Herm Schneidman

Herman Schneidman (November 22, 1913 – August 12, 2008) was a professional American football player for the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Cardinals.

Herm Schneidman
Position:Blocking back
Personal information
Born:November 22, 1913
Rock Island, Illinois
Died:August 12, 2008 (aged 94)
Quincy, Illinois
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:201 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school:Quincy (IL)
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

College career

Schneidman played collegiate football at the University of Iowa.

Professional career

Green Bay Packers

When Scheidman left the University of Iowa, he signed with the Green Bay Packers and played mainly Blocking back, the forerunner to a fullback, on offense. He played with the Packers from 1935 to 1939 and was a member of their 1936 and 1939 league titles. Schneidman played in 40 games for the Packers with 16 starts. He rushed 13 times for 37 yards during his career and caught seven passes for 119 yards and two touchdowns. Schneidman wore No. 4 during his first three seasons in Green Bay, a jersey later made famous by quarterback Brett Favre. Herm attempted to play for the Packers in 1940 but was released in training camp. [1]

Chicago Cardinals

After being released by the Packers, Herm signed with the Chicago Cardinals and played for one more season before retiring and joining the Navy. [2]


Scheidman died on August 12, 2008 in Quincy, Illinois, at the age of 95.


  1. ^ Oldest living Packer dies at 95
  2. ^ Oldest living Packer dies at 95

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Deaths in August 2008

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Name, age, country of citizenship at birth, subsequent country of citizenship (if applicable), reason for notability, cause of death (if known), and reference.

Rock Island, Illinois

Rock Island is a city in and the county seat of Rock Island County, Illinois, United States. The original Rock Island, from which the city name is derived, is the largest island on the Mississippi River. It is now called Arsenal Island. The population was 39,018 at the 2010 census. Located on the Mississippi River, it is one of the Quad Cities, along with neighboring Moline, East Moline, and the Iowa cities of Davenport and Bettendorf. The Quad Cities has a population of about 380,000. The city is home to Rock Island Arsenal, the largest government-owned weapons manufacturing arsenal in the US, which employs 6,000 people.There is a wide variety of housing available in Rock Island, including historic homes, new downtown condos, new construction in the heart of the city, and wooded retreats. The Rock Island-Milan School District, Rockridge School District (southwest portion of city) along with private schools, serve the city. The District (Downtown Rock Island) has art galleries and theaters, nightclubs and coffee shops, and restaurants of all flavors. Golf courses, parks, a casino, botanical center, marina, historic tours, bike paths, and festivals offer entertainment opportunities.

In 2015 Rock Island was ranked the 32nd "Best Small City" in the country based on economic health, affordability, and quality of life.Rock Island made the list of the nation's "25 Most Affordable Housing Markets," a ranking released by 24/7 Wall Street.

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