Curly Lambeau

NFL Head Coach Curly Lambeau

Full Name: Earl Louis Lambeau
Profession: NFL Head Coach

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: The first coach of the Green Bay Packers, he won six NFL Championships with his team and was the first coach to use the forward pass as his main offensive weapon.

Born: April 9, 1898
Birthplace: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Star Sign: Aries

Died: June 1, 1965 (aged 67)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

  • 1919-08-16 NFL player Curly Lambeau (21) weds high school sweetheart Marguerite Van Kessel in Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • 1934-05-23 First wife Marguerite Van Kessel divorces NFL player Curly Lambeau (36) after 14 years of marriage

Events in the Life of Curly Lambeau

  • 1919-08-11 Green Bay Packers football club founded by George Calhoun and Curly Lambeau - named after sponsor Indian Packing Company
  • 1936-12-13 National Football League Championship, Polo Grounds, NYC: Green Bay Packers beat Boston Redskins, 21-6; Packers 4th title
  • 1944-12-17 National Football League Championship, Polo Grounds, NYC: Green Bay Packers beat New York Giants, 14-7 for 6th and final league title under long-time coach Curly Lambeau
  • 1950-02-01 Green Bay Packers founder, player and coach Curly Lambeau resigns after 31 seasons and 6 NFL titles to his credit

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