Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Tex Mueller

LeRoy Jacob "Tex" Mueller

July 29, 1916   
Yorktown, TX

May 22, 2012
Slaton, TX

1932-33 Wilson High School - Texas (High School)
1933-34 Wilson High School - Texas (High School)
1934-35 Wilson High School - Texas (High School)
1936-37 Western State University - Colorado (College)
1937-38 Western State University - Colorado (College)
1938-39 Western State University - Colorado (College)
1939-40 Oshkosh All-Stars (NBL)
1940-41 Oshkosh All-Stars (NBL)
1942-43 Oshkosh All-Stars (NBL)

Born to Jacob and Catherine Mueller in 1916, Mueller went to Western on a basketball scholarship. After graduation, he moved to Wisconsin where he played for Oshkosh. He moved back to Texas (and New Mexico) and worked in the oil industry until his retirement in 1981. He died in 2012 at 95 years of age.

Mueller married Frieda Wilke in 1939 and they had two daughters: Nancy Harlan and Kathryn Roper.



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