Monday, September 21, 2015

Byron Bell

Byron O. Bell, Jr.

June 9, 1914 
Neenah, WI

October 18, 2008
Bettendorf, IA

1930-31 Neenah High School - Wisconsin (High School)
1931-32 Neenah High School - Wisconsin (High School)
1936-37 Wisconsin (College)
1937-38 Wisconsin (College)
1938-39 Wisconsin (College)
1938-39 Oshkosh All-Stars (NBL)

Bell was born to Byron (1883-1969) and Elizabeth Block Bell (1892-1969). He attended Neenah High School in Wisconsin, and afterwards attended the University of Wisconsin, where played basketball while earning a bachelor's degreee in music. He got a master's degree from Wisconsin-Milwaukee and taught music in the Lake Geneva (Iowa) public schools for 39 years before retiring in 1979.
He married Evelyn Krause (1911-2005) on June 22, 1940, and the couple had two daughers, Mary Fislar and Marcy Bell.



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