Born on November 23, 1917
April 3, 2008.
January 15, 1977
Merit - Official
All-State football player; captain of team; won American Legion Award; 1934-1935 played in 2 post-season high school games.
Ball State University
Varsity football player three years; captain senior year; All-Conference Honors senior year.
While coaching at Dugger, team defeated Linton and Clinton two consecutive years, the first time in history of school; served 3 years in Air Force as physical training instructor and physiotherapist.
Wife, Jo; son, Steve.
Merit Contributor - Official: After serving as a coach at Sylvania, OH, in 1941, as an assistant coach at Sullivan, IN, in 1946, and as head coach at Dugger HS 1947-1951, with a 25-9-1 record, decided to become a high school football official; served in that capacity from 1953 to 1975.