William Fortune

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William Fortune
William Fortune.jpg
Date of birth: October 14, 1897
Place of birth: Joliet, Illinois
Date of death: March 12, 1947(1947-03-12) (aged 49)
Career information
Position(s): Guard, Tackle
College: Michigan
Organizations
As player:
1917–1919
1920
1924–1925
Michigan
Chicago Cardinals
Hammond Pros

William Peter "Bill" Fortune (October 14, 1897 – March 12, 1947)[1] was an American football player. He played guard and tackle for the Michigan Wolverines football team from 1917 to 1919.[2][3] He was a member of the 1918 Michigan Wolverines football team that finished the season undefeated and has been recognized as the national championship team of 1918.[4] He later played professional football for the Chicago Cardinals in 1920 and the Hammond Pros from 1924 to 1925.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bentley Historical Library Necrology File.
  2. ^ "1917 Football Team". University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library. 
  3. ^ "1919 Football Team". University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library. 
  4. ^ "1918 Football Team". University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library. 
  5. ^ "Bill Fortune profile". pro-football-reference.com.