George Greenleaf

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George Greenleaf
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George Greenleaf, 1893
Born (1874-09-29)September 29, 1874
Died May 30, 1936(1936-05-30) (aged 61)
Chicago, Illinois
Citizenship United States
Alma mater University of Michigan
Known for Football player/Medical doctor

George Franklin Greenleaf, Jr. (September 29, 1874 – May 30, 1936) was an American football player and medical doctor. A native of Brazil, Indiana, Greenleaf was the son of George F. Greenleaf, Sr. (1848–1900) and Agnes Dalgleish Staines.[1] He played college football at the University of Michigan and was the quarterback of the 1893 and 1894 Michigan Wolverines football teams.[2][3] He played at the end position on the 1895 and 1896 teams.[4][5] He graduated from Michigan's Department of Medicine and Surgery,[6] and became a medical doctor practicing in Indiana and Illinois. In 1899, he was the head coach of the Miami University football team.[7] In February 1914, he married Estella Fuquay at Evansville, Indiana.[8] In his later years, he practiced medicine at 561 Diversity Parkway and lived at 2745 Pine Grove Avenue in Chicago. In May 1936, he died of hypertension and cerebral hemorrhage at his Chicago apartment.[6][9]

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  1. ^ "GEORGE F. GREENLEAF THE LATEST VICTIM OF A GRADE CROSSING: Struck and Instantly Killed at Bryn Mawr Avenue, Edgewater, by a St. Paul Train--Crowd Sees Accident, but Cannot Render Aid". Chicago Daily Tribune. November 24, 1900. 
  2. ^ "1893 Football Team". University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library. Retrieved November 27, 2010. 
  3. ^ "1894 Football Team". University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library. Retrieved November 27, 2010. 
  4. ^ "1895 Football Team". University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library. Retrieved November 27, 2010. 
  5. ^ "1896 Football Team". University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library. Retrieved November 27, 2010. 
  6. ^ a b "Deaths" (PDF). Journal of the American Medical Association, volume 107. p. 446. 
  7. ^ "Miami University Football Team Photograph". Ohio Memory Collection. 
  8. ^ "Marriages" (PDF). Journal of the American Medical Association, volume LXII. p. 791. 
  9. ^ "Dr. George F. Greenleaf, Physician, Is Dead at 60". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 31, 1936.