Lewis, Woodley

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Name
Lewis, Woodley Gender: M
Woodley Carl Lewis, Jr.
born on 14 June 1925 at 08:45 (= 08:45 AM )
Place Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 23°05' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 07°35 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 14°32'



Woodley Lewis (1951 Bowman football card)

Biography

American football end, wide receiver and defensive back in the National Football League (NFL) who played eleven seasons for the Los Angeles Rams (1950–1955), Chicago Cardinals (1956–1959) and Dallas Cowboys (1960).

He was one of only three players to never miss a game during the decade of the 1950s, the others being Leo Nomellini and Emlen Tunnell.

In 1962, he invested in a 36-lane bowling alley with an adjacent restaurant and cocktail lounge at 1950 North Central Avenue, becoming one of the first African-American business owners in Compton, Los Angeles.

In 1999, he was inducted into the University of Oregon Athletics Hall of Fame. He was also inducted into the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame.

Woodley Lewis died of heart and kidney problems on 29 December 2000 at age 75 in Los Angeles.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Barry, Paul (born 7 August 1926). Notes: Los Angeles Rams teammates, 1950, 1952
  • associate relationship with Conrad, Bobby (born 16 November 1935). Notes: Chicago Cardinals teammates, 1958-1959
  • associate relationship with Cross, Bobby (born 4 July 1931). Notes: Teammates: Los Angeles Rams, 1954-1955; Chicago Cardinals, 1958-1959
  • associate relationship with Davis, Glenn (born 26 December 1924). Notes: Los Angeles Rams teammates, 1950-1951
  • associate relationship with Fears, Tom (born 3 December 1922). Notes: Los Angeles Rams teammates, 1950-1955
  • associate relationship with Hirsch, "Crazylegs" (born 17 June 1923). Notes: Los Angeles Rams teammates, 1950-1955
  • associate relationship with Keane, Tom (born 7 September 1926). Notes: Los Angeles Rams teammates, 1950-1951
  • associate relationship with Lunceford, David (born 6 May 1934). Notes: Chicago Cardinals teammates, 1957
  • associate relationship with McCormick, Tom (born 16 May 1930). Notes: Los Angeles Rams teammates, 1953-1955
  • associate relationship with McFadin, Bud (born 21 August 1928). Notes: Los Angeles Rams teammates, 1950-1952
  • associate relationship with Sanford, Leo (born 4 October 1929). Notes: Chicago Cardinals teammates, 1958-1959
  • associate relationship with Smith, Vitamin (born 30 October 1923). Notes: Los Angeles Rams teammates, 1950-1953

Events

  • Death by Disease 29 December 2000 (Heart and kidney, age 75)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Constitution hardy (Football player)
  • Traits : Body : Race (African-American)
  • Traits : Body : Size (Height: 6 ft 0 in/ 1.83 m)
  • Traits : Body : Weight (185 lb/ 84 kg)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Heart
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Kidney
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Heart and kidney)
  • Vocation : Sports : Football (American football end, wide receiver, defensive back)
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (NFL player, 1950-1960)