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Edward W. McCaskey
Birth: Apr. 27, 1919
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 2003
Des Plaines
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Professional Football Official. Chairman emeritus of the Chicago Bears. He was a former singer who married Bears owner George Halas' daughter and went on to become the Bears chairman in 1983. Prior to becoming chairman when Halas died, he was vice president and treasurer for 17 years. In the early 1960s the Bears became one of the first teams to have interracial roommates when he asked Gayle Sayers to room with Brian Piccolo. He was a father figure to many players led the team's charitable efforts. In 1984 he turned the team over to his son Michael but continued to keep an eye on the team that he loved. (bio by: Ron Moody) 
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  Timothy E. McCaskey (1945 - 2011)*
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All Saints Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum
Des Plaines
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Community Mausoleum West, Crypt 2526, Tier 2
GPS (lat/lon): 42.06549, -87.8898
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Apr 16, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7358940
Edward W. McCaskey
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