Cecil Shirk

1940 NFL Draft: Round 4 Pick 26

Roster Info

Season Class # Pos Ht Wt
1938 JR 63 E 6-4 195
1939 SR 63 E 6-4 197

Personal Info

First Name: John
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Last Name: Shirk
Common Name: Cecil
Hometown: Oklahoma City, OK
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Other: Graduated from OU in 1946 with a Civil Engineering degree ... 1946-1948 US Navy Seabees - Lieutenant Commander ... 1948-1983 Registered Civil Engineer with California Division of Highways serving as Resident Engineer on major bridge and freeway projects in Northern California ... Avid fisherman - Field & Stream record steelhead on flyrod in 1948 ... Avid golfer - 6 hole-in-ones ... Avid boat builder ... Married Donna Gay Dean on April 2, 1955 ... Son Sherman, Daughter Elsie, and Son Douglas. (information last updated on March 24, 2007 by Douglas Jackson)


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