Friday, October 30, 2015

Jim Currie

James Alexander Currie

December 15, 1916
Cook County, IL

November 16, 1987
Sisters, OR

1932-33 Evanston Township High School (High School)
1933-34 Evanston Township High School (High School)
1934-35 Evanston Township High School (High School)
1935-36 Northwestern University freshmen (College)
1936-37 Northwestern University (College)
1937-38 Northwestern University (College)
1938-39 Northwestern University (College)
1939-40 Hammond Ciesar All-Americans (NBL)
1942-43 Great Lakes (Navy)

After Northwestern, he played one season for Hammond. Entered the Navy and played basketball at Great Lakes. Rank got as high as Chief Petty Officer.

Through information from fellow researchers John Graso and Dan Peterson, I was able to fill in a few more blanks about where he went to high school and a middle initial.

I found a Currie family in Evanston . Alexander (b.1881) and Helen D. (b.1882) in Scotland. Agnes born in Canada in 1910.  James born c. 1917.

-8/11/2016-Got it narrowed down to John Alexander Currie via ancestry. Fits the data.


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