Thursday, August 20, 2015

Wilson Fitts

William Wilson Fitts

June 16, 1915
Smithville, TN

February 23, 2005
Topeka, KS

1930-31 East High School - Akron, Ohio (High School)
1931-32 East High School - Akron, Ohio (High School)
1932-33 East High School - Akron, Ohio (High School)
1933-34 Akron University (College)
1934-35 Akron University (College)
1935-36 Akron University (College)
1936-37 Akron University (College)
1937-38 Akron Goodyear Wingfoots (NBL) 
1938-39 Akron Goodyear Wingfoots (NBL)

Fitts was born to Tandy Bouge and Altie Mae Trusty Fitts, in Smithville, Tennessee. He played college basketball at Akron before joining the Wingfoots for two years. He was employed at Goodyear for 45 years.

Fitts married Exie Burton (1911-1988) on December 7, 1940, and they had two daughters, Judy Lochmann and Sherry Hohman.



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