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Name  Clem Neacy
Role  American football player

Positions  End, Tackle
Born  July 19, 1898 (1898-07-19) Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Alma mater  Colgate University University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee Rush Medical College
Died  March 19, 1968, Palos Verdes Estates, California, United States
Education  Colgate University, Rush Medical College, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Resting place  Wood National Cemetery

Clement Francis "Clem" Neacy (July 18, 1898 – March 19, 1968) was an American football end and tackle in the National Football League. He played professionally for the Milwaukee Badgers, Duluth Eskimos, Chicago Bears, and the Chicago Cardinals.

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Early life

Neacy was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He played college football at Colgate University and the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. He graduated from Colgate University in 1924,

Professional career

In 1924, he began playing in the NFL with the Milwaukee Badgers. He played five seasons in the NFL, playing his last game with the Milwaukee Badgers in 1928.

In 1930, Neacy played for the Milwaukee Nighthawks, an American football team trying to become part of the NFL franchise. In 1931, the team ended and Neacy retired from professional football.

Life after the NFL

Neacy graduated from Rush Medical College in 1930, and became a surgeon with the Veterans Administration. He worked at the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers in Milwaukee, the Veterans Administration Hospital in Togus and the Wood Veterans Hospital in Milwaukee.

Neacy died in Palos Verdes Estates, California on March 19, 1968, and is interred at the Wood National Cemetery in Milwaukee.

References

Clem Neacy Wikipedia


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