Chester Arthur "Swede" Johnston (March 7, 1910 – September 19, 2002) was a professional American football player who played running back for seven seasons for the Cincinnati Reds, Green Bay Packers, St. Louis Gunners, Cleveland Rams, and Pittsburgh Steelers.
Johnston was born in Appleton, Wisconsin to Swedish immigrant parents. In 1981, he was inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame. He died in St. Louis, Missouri and is buried in Dodgeville, Wisconsin.
|Chester "Swede" Johnston|
|Born:||March 7, 1910|
|Died:||September 19, 2002 (aged 92)|
St. Louis, Missouri
|Height:||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight:||196 lb (89 kg)|
|High school:||Appleton (WI)|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at PFR|
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Swede is a nickname for:
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Swede Hagberg (1907–1960), American National Football League player
Swede Halbrook (1933–1988), American National Basketball Association player
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Norman Ralston (1916–2007), American pilot, flight instructor and businessman
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Swede Risberg (1894–1975), American Major League Baseball player
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Swede Vejtasa (1914–2013), American World War II flying ace
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