JAMES "JIM" CONOVER (Deceased)
Inducted: April 5, 1976 in Terre Haute, IN
Date of Birth: March 16, 1898 in Terre Haute
High School Attended: Terre Haute Garfield Graduated: 1916
High School Honors: First Place in 100 and 220 yard dash State Track Meet 1915.
College Attended: Indiana State University Graduated: 1926
Honorary Doctor of Law Degree - Indiana State University
Coaching Experience: Assistant coach at Terre Haute Garfield HS 1925-1938.
Special Recognition: Football official 25 years, 1924-1949; first official in Wabash Valley to use arm signals; along with Art Strum, initiated first football officials' clinic in Wabash Valley; as a high school principal and a president of Indiana Secondary Principals' Association, emphasized importance of co-curricular activities, especially athletics in educational development of high school age youth.
Mr. Conover passed away June 1, 1984.