Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Duck Dowell

Robert L. "Duck" Dowell


Born:
Aug 14, 1912
Gilman City, MO

Died:
November 27, 2003
Yucca Valley, CA

Career
1928-29 Northwest Missouri State (College)
1929-30 Northwest Missouri State (College)
1930-31 Northwest Missouri State (College)
1931-32 Northwest Missouri State (College)
1932-33 Denver Piggly Wigglies (AAU)
1933-34 Denver Piggly Wigglies (AAU)
1934-35 Denver Piggly Wigglies (AAU)
1935-36 Denver Safeways (AAU)
1936-37 Denver Safeways (AAU)
1937-38 Akron Firestone Non-Skids (NBL)
1939-40 Socorro (High School) - Head Coach
1940-41 Socorro (High School) - Head Coach
1941-42 Socorro (High School) - Head Coach 
1946-47 Sante Fe NM (High School) - Head Coach
1947-48 Modesto Junior College (College)- Head Coach
1948-49 Pepperdine (College) - Head Coach
1949-50 Pepperdine (College) - Head Coach
1950-51 Pepperdine (College) - Head Coach
1951-52 Pepperdine (College) - Head Coach
1952-53 Pepperdine (College) - Head Coach
1953-54 Pepperdine (College) - Head Coach
1954-55 Pepperdine (College) - Head Coach
1955-56 Pepperdine (College) - Head Coach
1956-57 Pepperdine (College) - Head Coach
1957-58 Pepperdine (College) - Head Coach
1958-59 Pepperdine (College) - Head Coach
1959-60 Pepperdine (College) - Head Coach
1960-61 Pepperdine (College) - Head Coach
1961-62 Pepperdine (College) - Head Coach
1962-63 Pepperdine (College) - Head Coach
1963-64 Pepperdine (College) - Head Coach
1964-65 Pepperdine (College) - Head Coach
1965-66 Pepperdine (College) - Head Coach
1966-67 Pepperdine (College) - Head Coach
1967-68 Pepperdine (College) - Head Coach


Went to Marysville Teachers College (Now NW Missouri State). After serving in World War 2, Dowell went into coaching, winding up being the head coach at Pepperdine for 20 years.
Died of natural causes on Thanksgiving, 2003, at 91. He was married to Oleta (1909-2004) and had a daughter, Teri McCormick.

Obituary:
http://articles.latimes.com/2003/dec/03/local/me-dowell3

Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/d/dowelro01n.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=doweldu01

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