RAYMOND P. "RAY" GALLIVAN (Deceased)
Inducted: July 27, 1973 in Bloomington, IN
Date of Birth: March 17, 1903 in Clinton, IN
High School Attended: Urbana, IL Graduated: 1922
High School Honors: All-State Halfback
College Attended: University of Illinois Graduated: 1927
Indiana University MS 1949
College Honors: Played fooball 4 years as a quarterback and halfback, lettering 3, and was 4th highest scorer in Big Ten one year.
Coaching Experience: Head coach at Whiting HS 1928-1942 and 1946-1955; 26 year career with record of 118-66-21; also coached basketball, swimming, and baseball at Whiting; retired from coaching in 1955.
Coaching Honors: 2 mythical State Championships - 1948 and 1954; 4 Northern Indiana Western Conference Championships; 2 Northern Indiana Conference Championships in 1933 and 1934.
Outstanding Players Coached: Arvo Antilla, Pete Kovachic, Vince Oliver, Steve Magy, Phil Mateja, Stanley Justack, Mike Kinek, John Vetroczky, Rudy Kovachic, Bob Ruman, and many others.
Special Recognition: Served in US Coast Guard during WW II 1942-1946 and held rank as Captain-Retired at time of his induction; served as Whiting HS principal 1956-1966 and Superintendent of Whiting Schools 1966-1968.
Family: Wife, Lucille; son, Patrick
Coach Gallivan passed away September 1, 1974.