Jack Chevigny

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Birthday
14, 1906
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Feb 19, 1945 (38)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
14, 1906
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Feb 19, 1945 (38)

About

Notre Dame football legend and NFL coach who joined the Marines during World War II and fought at Iwo Jima.

Before Fame

He scored a winning touchdown against the Army team during his time at Notre Dame.

Trivia

He was conscripted into the Army during World War II and volunteered to become a Marine. As such, he was one of the first men to land - and die - on the shores of Iwo Jima.

Family Life

He was born in Dyer, Indiana, to a doctor father.

Associated With

Bob Kalsu was another football star (with the Buffalo Bills NFL team) who died a hero's death in war.