Saturday, February 13, 2016

Dick Klein

Dick Oland Klein

September 16, 1920
Fort Madison, IA

October 10, 2000
Greenville, SC

1935-36 Fort Madison High School - Iowa (High School)
1936-37 Fort Madison High School - Iowa (High School)
1937-38 Fort Madison High School - Iowa (High School)
1939-40 Northwestern University (College)
1940-41 Northwestern University (College)
1941-42 Great Lakes (Navy)
1942-43 Great Lakes (Navy)  
1945-46 Chicago American Gears (NBL)
1946-47 Gary Ingots (Independent)

Klein played basketball in high school, college, and even briefly professionally, but he is best known for founding and being the first owner of the Chicago Bulls. He sold the team after five seasons, and pursued other interests in South Carolina, where he died in 2000. He also served in the navy during World War 2.

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