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Frank Bissell
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1902-08-15)August 15, 1902
Place of birth: Oberlin, Ohio
Date of death: January 1, 1983(1983-01-01) (aged 80)
Place of death: Salina, Kansas
Career information
College: Fordham
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Akron Pros/Indians (1925–1926)
Career highlights and awards
* Second-team All-Pro (1926)
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Franklin H. P. Bissell (August 15, 1902 – January 1, 1983) was an American football player. Born in Oberlin, Ohio, he attended high school in Akron, Ohio. He then enrolled at Fordham University in 1924 and played college football for the Fordham Rams football team.[1] He next played professional football for the Akron Pros/Indians in the National Football League (NFL) in 1925 and 1926.[2] He was selected as a second-team All-Pro end in 1926.[3] The Akron Pros folded after the 1926 season, and Bissell continued playing football thereafter for the South Akron Awnings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "To Enter Fordham". Akron Beacon-Journal: p. 17. December 28, 1923. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/10172613/to_enter_fordham/.
  2. "Frank Bissell Stats". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/B/BissFr20.htm. Retrieved April 8, 2017.
  3. "Lewellen Is Selected On All American Pro Team". The Green Bay Press-Gazette: p. 22. December 17, 1926. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/10168183/lewellen_is_selected_on_all_american/.
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