Hilkene, Bruce

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Name
Hilkene, Bruce Gender: M
Bruce Louis Hilkene
born on 4 November 1925 at 04:32 (= 04:32 AM )
Place Indianapolis, Indiana, 39n46, 86w09
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 11°30' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 25°38 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 19°59'



Bruce Hilkene (At far right (No. 75), 1947)

Biography

American football player who was the captain and starting left tackle of the undefeated 1947 Michigan Wolverines team. The team defeated the USC Trojans 49-0 in the 1948 Rose Bowl and has been selected as the greatest Michigan football team of all time. Hilkene was named captain of the 1945 team but missed the season due to wartime service in the U.S. Navy. In 1947 he returned as captain. Hilkene later served for many years as an executive at General Motors.

Hilkene died of cancer at his home in La Quinta, California, on 26 April 1990, aged 64. He was posthumously inducted into the University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor in 1992.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Death by Disease 26 April 1990 (Cancer, age 64)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Prize 1992 (University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Cancer)
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Navy, WWII)
  • Vocation : Sports : Football (American football tackle, captain)
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor)