Inducted:  August 15, 1980 in La Porte, IN

Date of Birth:  October 24, 1929 in Grand Rapids, MI

High School Attended:  La Porte                                   Graduated:  1948

High School Honors:  Lettered at halfback, quarterback, and end each year; was the leading receiver and tackler in 1947; made first team All-Northeastern Indiana High School Conference and All-State; in senior year as end, ran for 314 yards in 30 attempts for a phenomenal 10+ average per carry; added to this, had 18 pass receptions for 204 yards and 5 TDs. 

College Attended:  Northwestern University                    Graduated:  1952

College Honors:  Lettered 3 years as defensive end; started last 2 years and was the Wildcats leading tackler both years; in his senior year, was chosen the team MVP and finished third in the balloting for the Chicago Tribune Big Ten Conference MVP; president of fraternity 1951-1952; Senior Men's Honorary-DERV 1952.

Special Recognition:  Served as Vice-President Special Markets for Whirlpool Corp. in St. Joseph, MI; retired in 1990.

Family:  Wife Corinne Kay; children, Julia Kay and John George III; 9 grandchildren.

(Updated December 2010)