Thursday, November 12, 2015

Harry Sorensen

Harry Louis Sorensen

March 27, 1914    
Hardy, NE

April 28, 1991
Quincy, IL

Hardy High School  - Nebraska (High School)
1934-35 Nebraska University (College)
1935-36 Nebraska University (College)
1936-37 Nebraska University (College)
1939-40 Akron Firestone Non-Skids (NBL)
1940-41 Akron Firestone Non-Skids (NBL)

Born to Thomas (1874-1939) and Magdalena Simonsen (1883-1974) Sorensen, Harry played at Nebraska before joining Firestone. He left to serve in the Army during World War 2, and upon return, we rejoined Firestone as an industrial relations manager in Ravenna, Ohio. He transferred to Decatur, Illinois, where he stayed employed until he retired in 1976.
He married Virginia Martin on June 13, 1942, and had a son, Mark, and a daughter, L. Lee.


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