Monday, October 26, 2015

Jewell Young

Jewell Isaac Young


Born:
January 18, 1913
Hedrick, IN  

Died:
April 16, 2003
Bradenton, FL 


Career
1929-30 Jefferson High School - Lafayette, IN (High School)
1930-31 Jefferson High School - Lafayette, IN (High School)
1931-32 Jefferson High School - Lafayette, IN (High School)
1935-36 Purdue University (College)
1936-37 Purdue University (College)
1937-38 Purdue University (College)
1938-39 Indianapolis Kautskys (NBL)
1938-39 Southport High School - Indianapolis (High School) - Head coach
1939-40 Indianapolis Kautskys (NBL)
1939-40 Southport High School - Indianapolis (High School) - Head coach
1940-41 Indianapolis Kautskys (Independent)
1940-41 Southport High School - Indianapolis (High School) - Head coach
1941-42 Indianapolis Kautskys (NBL)
1941-42 Southport High School - Indianapolis (High School) - Head coach
1942-43 Oshkosh All-Stars (NBL)
1942-43 Southport High School - Indianapolis (High School) - Head coach
1945-46 Indianapolis Kautskys (NBL)

1945-46 Southport High School - Indianapolis (High School) - Head coach
1946-47 Southport High School - Indianapolis (High School) - Head coach
1947-48 Southport High School - Indianapolis (High School) - Head coach
1948-49 Southport High School - Indianapolis (High School) - Head coach
1949-50 Southport High School - Indianapolis (High School) - Head coach

Young was an All-American basketball player at Purdue, and followed that with a career as a professional player, interrupted like so many of his time to serve the country in World War 2. He taught at Southport High school in Indianapolis, where he was also basketball coach and later athletic director. He was a manager for the Wandell & Reid mutual fund firm before retiring. He died in 2003 at the age of 90.
He was married to Helen and had one son, Richard.


Obituary:
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/heraldtribune/obituary.aspx?n=Jewell-I-Young&pid=86273100

Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/y/youngje01n.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=youngje01

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