Circuit and a former Columbia University law professor to succeed him. Legal career
After World War II he attended Yale Law School graduating magna cum laude in 1946. He led the league in rushing yards in 1938 and 1940 and he was one of the first "big money" NFL players making $15000 a year.
He died in Denver at the age of 84 from complications of pneumonia. He made a point of returning to Wellington on an annual basis for his high school reunions up until 1999 when his physical health worsened significantly. He was the first and only Supreme Court Justice from the state of Colorado.