Thursday, September 17, 2015

Loren Wright

Loren James Wright

May 11, 1917
Dayton, OH

September 10, 2005
Beavercreek, OH

1935-36 Fairview High School - Dayton, Ohio (High School)
1937-38 Richmond King Clothiers/Cincinnati Comellos (NBL)
1940-41 Dayton Delcos (AAU)

Wright was born in Dayton, Ohio and attended Fairview High School. A skilled golfer as well as basketball player, he started working at Delco Moraine in 1943 and stayed there 31 years until retirement. He was married to Nelliemae Highfill (1919-1996) in 1940 and the pair had two daughters (Donna and Deborah) and a son (Robin). He died in 2005 after suffering from Alzheimer's Disease.


probasketballenclyclopedia has him as Loren Francis Wright (1912-1977) but I am fairly certain it is Loren James above.

Akron Beacon Journal, March 18, 1941


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