Inducted: August 2, 1974 in Bloomington, IN
Date of Birth: March 2, 1925 in Terre Haute, IN
High School Attended: Terre Haute Wiley Graduated: 1942
High School Honors: Played football 4 years.
College Attended: Indiana University
Indiana State University Graduated: 1972
Indiana State University Honorary Doctorate 1987
College Honors: Given the Distinguished Alumnus Award by Indiana State University in 1972
Special Recognition: Founding director of Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame; founder and former president of the Indiana Sports Editors Association; founding director of National Sports Editors Association; former Chairman of Governors Sports Committee; Director of Golf Writers Association of America; covered high school football for many years for the Indianapolis News, pioneering radio broadcasts of high school games with the News; moved up to Sports Editor, continued interest in high school football and was partially responsible in instituting the AP High School Football Poll; coverage of high school football attracted so much national attention that he was asked twice to lecture on the coverage at the American Press Institute; was one of the founders of Indiana's First High School Jamborees in Indianapolis; among those who campaigned to start Indiana Pacers professional basketball in 1967 with the American Basketball Association.
Family: Wife, Carolyn; children, Bonnie, Wayne, Jay, and Craig; 11 grandchildren.
Mr. Fuson passed away September 30, 1966.