Monday, November 2, 2015

Wilbur Fox

Wilbur Owen Fox


Born:
January 19, 1919  
Dover, OH    

Died:
January 26, 1991
Massillon, OH   


Career
1934-35 Dover High School - Ohio (High School)
1935-36 Dover High School - Ohio (High School)
1936-37 Dover High School - Ohio (High School)
University of Akron??
1938-39 Akron Goodyear Wingfoots (Independent)
1939-40 Akron Goodyear Wingfoots (NBL)



Updated 4/8/2016

A former unknown player with a possibility listed, the possibility wound up being him. I found his wedding announcement in a newspaper, which included his high school and employment with Goodyear. It also included the name of his bride and his father and hometown.


Born to George and Alice Fox of Dover, Ohio.
Married Betty Dergel in September of 1940.

Source:
Daily Times (New Phil, OH), Sept 7, 1940

Death Certificate info.
http://death-records.mooseroots.com/l/199432586/Wilbur-O-Fox
http://www.archives.com/1940-census/wilbur-fox-oh-102930872?FirstName=Wilbur&LastName=Fox&Location=OH&BirthYear=1919&BirthYearSpan=2&folderImageSeq=366










Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/f/foxwi01n.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=foxwi01

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