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|Date of birth:||June 30, 1946|
|Place of birth:||Cleveland, Ohio|
|Date of death:||August 27, 2016(aged 70)|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||255 lb (116 kg)|
|AFL draft:||1968 / Round: 2 / Pick: 43|
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William Edward "Bill" Lenkaitis (June 30, 1946 – August 27, 2016) was a professional football player. He was a center and guard who played fourteen professional seasons. He played with the American Football League's San Diego Chargers in 1968 and 1969, and with the National Football League's San Diego Chargers in 1970. He then spent eleven seasons (1971–1981) with the NFL's New England Patriots. Lenkaitis attended Penn State University, and subsequently earned his dental degree in the offseason from the University of Tennessee. He was the Patriots' dentist for many years, both when he was playing and beyond. At the time he was the only practicing dentist in the league. He died of brain cancer in 2016.
- "Official Biography". The New England Patriots Online. Archived from the original on 6 August 2007. Retrieved 30 November 2010.
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