Bernie Semes

Halfback, American football player

1919 – 2001

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Who was Bernie Semes?

Bernard Semes was a professional football player in the National Football League during the year of 1944. He played for "Card-Pitt" a team that was the result of a temporary merger between the Chicago Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers. The teams' merger was due to the league-wide manning shortages brought on by World War II.

Prior to playing professionally, Semes played at the college level for Duquesne University. In 1978, he was inducted into the school's sports hall of fame. He and his wife, Libby, had three children; Ann Semes Lynch, James Semes, and Elizabeth "Beth" Semes.

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Born
Jan 29, 1919
Braddock
Education
  • Duquesne University
Lived in
  • Braddock
Died
Jan 30, 2001
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Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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