Bob Chappuis

Bob Chappuis
1923 - 2012

Bob Chappuis  American Football (American)

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Bob Chappuis passed away on 14th Jun 2012 aged 89.

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Bob Chappuis is a 89 year old American Football (American) Player born on 24th February, 1923 in Toledo, OH. His zodiac sign is Pisces

Bob Chappuis is a member of the following lists: Sportspeople from Toledo, Ohio, 2012 deaths and Brooklyn Dodgers (AAFC) players.

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First Name Robert
Middle Name Richard
Last Name Chappuis
Full Name at Birth Robert Richard Chappuis
Birthday 24th February, 1923
Birthplace Toledo, OH
Died 14th June, 2012
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Weight W
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Nationality American
University Michigan
Occupation Football (American)
American Football Position Tailback, Dimeback
Draft Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 5th round (26th overall) of the 1947 NFL Draft.

Robert Richard "Bob" Chappuis (/ˈtʃæpiəs/ CHAP-ee-əs; February 24, 1923 – June 14, 2012) was an American football player who played halfback and quarterback for the University of Michigan Wolverines in 1942, 1946, and 1947. His college years were interrupted by service in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. Chappuis flew 21 missions as a radio operator and aerial gunner on B-25 bombers in the European Theater. His aircraft was shot down in February 1945 in the Lombardy region of Northern Italy. Chappuis parachuted from the plane before it crashed, and Italian partisans rescued him by hiding Chappuis and two other crew members for the final three months of the war.

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