George Whitney Calhoun

George Whitney Calhoun (HM283P)

Location: Green Bay, WI 54301 Brown County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 30.923', W 88° 0.91'

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Other than maybe Curly Lambeau, the Packers had no more important front man and no bigger booster than Calhoun over their first quarter-century. A gruff and colorful newspaperman who was fond of chewing on the stub of his cigar, Calhoun helped Lambeau found the team in 1919. Calhoun spent 40 years at the Green Bay Press-Gazette, and for most of that time he doubled as the Packers' publicist and secretary, among other duties. In the process, he made many influential friends, especially among big-city newspaper writers, who helped put little Green Bay on the map and build a widespread following for its treasured football team.

Dedicated in Memory of

Al J. Schneider
Packers Hall of Fame - 1992

Donald J. Schneider
Packers Board of Directors 1981-2006

by the
Donald & Patricia Schneider Family
HM NumberHM283P
Placed ByPackers Heritage Trail
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, June 4th, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 419317 N 4929619
Decimal Degrees44.51538333, -88.01516667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 30.923', W 88° 0.91'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 30' 55.38" N, 88° 0' 54.6" W
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Area Code(s)920, 715
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200 N Washington St, Green Bay WI 54301, US
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