CONOVER, JAMES "JIM"

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 
                          Columbia University  MA           1932        

   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.