Ed Justice

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Ed Justice
Date of birth: (1912-11-19)November 19, 1912
Place of birth: Post Falls, Idaho, U.S.
Date of death: October 26, 1991(1991-10-26) (aged 78)
Career information
Position(s): End
College: Gonzaga
Organizations
As player:
1936-1942 Boston/Washington Redskins
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 1 (1942)
Honors: Inland Northwest Sports Hall
of Fame (1987)
Gonzaga Hall of Fame (1988)
Career stats
Playing stats at NFL.com

Edward S. Justice (November 19, 1912 – October 26, 1991) was an American football end in the National Football League for the Boston/Washington Redskins.

College career[edit]

Justice attended and played college football at Gonzaga University, playing in the 1930s under the coaching of Mike Pecarovich. For the 1936 East-West Shrine Game, Justice was selected to play for the West. During this game he was named best blocking back and best defensive back.

Professional career[edit]

Justice played seven seasons for the Boston/Washington Redskins, from 1936–1942, as a member of a team that won four divisional championships and two NFL championships, in 1937 and 1942. In 1937 Justice caught the winning touchdown pass from Sammy Baugh against Chicago to win the league championship. He was named to the 1942 NFL Pro Bowl team.

Life after football[edit]

Following his professional football career Justice served as a member of the armed forces in World War II, and later as a Spokane, Washington businessman.

Honors[edit]

  • 1987 Named to Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame.
  • 1988 Named to Gonzaga University Hall of Fame.

External links[edit]

  • World War II Honor Roll: [1]
  • Gonzaga Hall of Fame: Member profile
  • Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame: [2]