ROY HORSTMANN (Deceased)
Inducted: August 18, 1979 in Richmond, IN
Date of Birth: December 6, 1910 in Aurora, IL
High School Attended: Mishawaka, IN Graduated: 1929
High School Honors: All-State half-back in football 1928; football captain; also played varsity basketball and track; National Honor Society; Hi-Y Club.
College Attended: Purdue University Graduated: 1933
College Honors: As a running back was All-State; All-Big Ten; All-American Big Ten Medal of Honor (Athletic and Scholarship) 1932-1933; ETTA KAPPA NU Electrical Engineering Honorary Fraternity; Walter Camp All-American; Purdue Most Valuable Player; played in Shrine East-West Game as a fullback, San Francisco, and the World's Fair Game, Chicago.
Professional Athletic Background: Played for Boston Redskins in 1933 and Chicago Cardinals in 1934.
Special Recognition: After football career ended, became Assistant Chief Engineer of Jefferson Electric; at retirement in 1976, was sales manager of Mallory Controls Company; member of Frankfort, IN, Rotary Club and Elks Club.
Mr. Horstmann passed away January 23, 1998.