John Charlesworth
Date of birth: October 13, 1902
Place of birth: Clarksburg, Massachusetts
Date of death: September 28, 1962(1962-09-28) (aged 59)
Place of death: Manhattan, New York, New York
Career information
Position(s): Center
College: Yale University

John Dudley Charlesworth (October 13, 1902 – September 28, 1962) was an American football player.

Charlesworth enrolled at Yale University and, while there, played on the Yale Bulldogs football team in 1925 and 1927.[1] He was a consensus choice for the 1927 College Football All-America Team.[2]

Charlesworth graduated from Yale in 1929. He was married and had a son, John D. Charlesworth, Jr. He worked as a sales executive at the Shatz Painting Company in Manhattan. In September 1962, he died from a heart attack at his home on East 77th Street after returning home from eating out.[3]


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