Byron White

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Birthday
8, 1917
Birthplace
Fort Collins, CO
Death Date
Apr 15, 2002 (84)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
8, 1917
Birthplace
Fort Collins, CO
Death Date
Apr 15, 2002 (84)

About

Football player who later became a lawyer and the first Supreme Court Justice from Colorado. He was nicknamed Whizzer.

Before Fame

He was the student body president at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Trivia

He played football for the Pittsburgh Pirates (later known as the Steelers) in 1938, then for the Detroit Lions from 1940 until 1941. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1954.

Family Life

He had two children with Marion Stearns.

Associated With

He was the United States Deputy Attorney General during the John F. Kennedy presidential administration.