Thursday, August 13, 2015

Al Bonniwell

Alfred Eugene Bonniwell

October 6, 1911
Wayne, PA

March 8, 2002
Arlington, VA

1932-33 Dartmouth College (College)
1933-34 Dartmouth College (College)
1934-35 Dartmouth College (College)
1935-36 Penn Wynne (Independent)
1935-36 Penn Athletic Club (Independent)
1936-37 Penn Athletic Club (Independent)
1937-38 Akron Firestone Non-Skids (NBL)
1938-39 Akron Firestone Non-Skids (NBL)

A star out of Dartmouth, the Pennsylvania native played two seasons for Akron Firestone before joining the army. He fought in WW2 and Korea, and retired from the Army in 1967, attaining the rank of colonel. He died in 2002. Bonniwell married Maxine (1922-2007) and had a son, Ronald (1952-2003), and two daughters, Linda and Debra.

Washington Post


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