Born on July 27, 1904
Geneva, IN
February 1, 1986.
Inducted On
January 15, 1977
Location Inducted
Richmond, IN
Region Number
Indpls Manual
Indianapolis Manual
Football All-State Center 1921-1922; basketball All-Sectional and All-Regional 1922-1923; won State Shot-put 1923; All-City baseball 1922; earned 10 letters - 3 in football, 3 in basketball, 3 in track, and 1 in baseball.
Butler University
Earned 3 varsity letters in football, 3 in basketball, 3 in baseball, and 1 in track; earned 4 varsity letters as a freshman; All-State Center in football.
Set up program and ran the first Indiana High School Championship Baseball Tournament for Phil Eskew and the IHSAA, with LaPorte winning the game played in Bush Stadium, Indianapolis; spent 19 years officiating basketball; served 14 years as football scout for Purdue University; served 6 years as a baseball scout for New York Yankees and 4 years for Kansas City A's.
Wife, Esther (deceased); daughter, June.
Coaching Experience: Coached varsity football 16 years; served 7 years as freshman football coach in high school and college with record of 93-24; also coached track 2 years.

Coaching Honors: Won 27 straight football games at Lowell; tied for three city championships in a row at Southport in basketball and was 7-time county champion; won 3 sectionals in baseball and 2 city championships.