Koester Christensen
Personal information
Date of birth: April 28, 1905
Place of birth: Escanaba, Michigan
Date of death: May 16, 1946
Place of death: Escanaba, Michigan (age 41)
Career information
College: Michigan State University
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Portsmouth Spartans (1930)
Career highlights and awards
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Koester L. "Keddy" Christensen (April 28, 1905 – May 16, 1946) was an American football player. He played college football for Michigan State College (later known as Michigan State University). He also played professional football in the National Football League for the Portsmouth Spartans during the 1926 season.[1] After his football career ended, Christensen returned to his home town of Escanaba, Michigan, where he worked as a commercial fisherman.[2] During World War II, he served aboard a submarine chaser and other ships in the United States Navy, attaining the rank of lieutenant.[2][3] He died of a heart attack at his home in Escanaba in 1946 at age 41.[2]


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