Paul Schwegler

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Paul Schwegler
Born: May 22, 1907
Raymond, Washington
Died: December 7, 1980(1980-12-07) (aged 73)
Newport Beach, California
Career information
Position(s) Tackle
College Washington
Career history
As player
1929–1931 Washington Huskies
Career highlights and awards
Honors 1931 College Football All-America Team

Paul Anthony Schwegler, (May 22, 1907 – December 7, 1980) was born to immigrant parents from Germany and Russian Poland, and was an American football tackle. His college football experience helped to launch an acting career in Hollywood during the 1930s, first paying minor parts in football films and later in other genres, such as the drama film 365 Nights in Hollywood (1934). A two-time All-American tackle,[1] He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1967.[2]


  1. ^ "Top football refs plan a whistle stop;". The Orange County Register. June 24, 1989. p. D11. he roomed with Paul Schwegler, a two-time All-America tackle in 1930 and 1931 
  2. ^ "Lore and more". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. November 22, 2002. p. D10. Paul Schwegler of Washington entered the College Football Hall of Fame in 1967 

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