Friday, December 4, 2015

Gene Englund

Gene Eniar Englund

October 21, 1917
Kenosha, WI  

November 5, 1995
Oshkosh, WI

1935-36 Rhinelander High School - Wisconsin (High School)
1938-39 University of Wisconsin (College)
1939-40 University of Wisconsin (College)
1940-41 University of Wisconsin (College)
1941-42 Oshkosh All-Stars (NBL)
1942-43 Oshkosh All-Stars (NBL)
1943-44 Oshkosh All-Stars (NBL)
1943-44 Brooklyn Indians (ABL)
1943-44 Rochester (Independent)
1945-46 Oshkosh All-Stars (NBL)
1946-47 Oshkosh All-Stars (NBL)
1947-48 Oshkosh All-Stars (NBL)
1948-49 Oshkosh All-Stars (NBL) - Player / coach
1949-50 Oshkosh All-Stars (WSBL)
1949-50 Boston Celtics (NBA)
1949-50 Tri-Cities Blackhawks (NBA)

Englund was a member of the Wisconsin NCAA champions of 1941. He went on to play 9 seasons professionally in the NBL and NBA. He served briefly in the Navy during World War 2. After playing, he officiated in the NBA.

He married Eunice (1918-2004) on April 12, 1940 and they had three sons, Gene, Jim and Robert, and two daughters, Susan Monroe and Kate Pfaendtner.


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