| Share
 

Herman Wedemeyer

Age: 74

an All-American running back at St. Mary's (Calif.) who later became a regular on TV's "Hawaii 5-0"; nicknamed "Squirmin' Herman" and "Hula-hipped Hawaiian"; Grantland Rice called him the most outstanding football player of 1945; first-round pick of the Los Angeles Dons of the All-America Football Conference, an injury cut short his career, returned to Hawaii where he later entered politics; elected to the Honolulu city council in 1968 and than the state House of Representatives in 1970 and again in 1972; played the role of Edward D. "Duke" Lukela on "Hawaii 5-0," appearing in more than 300 episodes; longtime volunteer with the Hawaiian Open golf tournament.

Died: Honolulu, January 25, 1999

Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

Grover Washington, Jr.S - ZMark D. Weiser

More on Herman Wedemeyer from Infoplease:

  • Heisman Trophy Voting - Heisman Trophy Voting Yr. Pos. Votes 1 Doc Blanchard, Army Jr. FB 860 2 Glenn Davis, Army Jr. HB ...
  • Consensus All-America Team - Consensus All-America Team (By position, in alphabetical order) Ends Hub Bechtol, Texas Dick Duden, ...

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring