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Personal information
Date of birth: January 21, 1899
Place of birth: Ridgeway, Ohio, United States
Date of death: March 11, 1962(1962-03-11) (aged 63)
Place of death: Kenton, Ohio, United States
Career information
College: Miami (OH)
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Oorang Indians ( 1922)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Stats at

Paul Chalmer Lingrel (January 21, 1899 – March 11, 1962) was a professional football player who played in the National Football League during the 1923 season. That season, he joined the NFL's Oorang Indians. The Indians were a team based in LaRue, Ohio, composed only of Native Americans, and coached by Jim Thorpe.[1]


  • Whitman, Robert L. (1984). Jim Thorpe and the Oorang Indians: The N.F.L.'s Most Colorful Franchise. [Mount Gilead, OH]: Marion County Historical Society. OCLC 717439558.
  • Uniform Numbers of the NFL