Monday, October 26, 2015

Dave Williams

David Boyer Williams

February 7, 1913 
Auburn, IN

March 6, 1983
Mount Dora, FL 

1935-36 Central Normal - Indiana (College)
1938-39 Indianapolis Kautskys (NBL)
1939-40 Indianapolis Kautskys (NBL)
1940-41 Indianapolis Kautskys (Independent)
1941-42 Toledo Jim White Chevrolets (NBL)

Another one that I had no information, but came back a few months later with fresh eyes. Seeing that he went to Central Normal College, I found an article that said he was from Auburn, Illinois. A search into census records lead to a possible identification, but considering how common his name is, I needed more confirmation. I checked the parents of the suspected-Dave and found his mother's obituary. From Auburn herself, it mention her son was a Central Normal student. Bingo.

Born in Auburn, Indiana, to Grover (1885-1918) and Martha (1887-1936) Williams, Dave was only five years old when his father died of pneumonia. His mother Martha remarried in 1934, but she was tragically killed in a house fire just two years later.

Rushville Republican, February 15, 1939
Garrett Clipper (Indiana), January 27, 1936
Garrett Clipper (Indiana), December 12, 1918


No comments:

Post a Comment