Friday, May 20, 2016

Johnny Jorgensen

John Jay Jorgensen

December 28, 1921
Chicago, IL

January 19, 1973
Charlotte, NC


DePaul University ??
1946-47 College of William & Mary (Virginia)
1947-48 Minneapolis Lakers (NBL)
1947-48 Chicago Stags (BAA)
1947-48 Baltimore Bullets (BAA)
1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers (BAA)
1949-50 Racine Cards (Independent)

Born in Chicago to Thomas and Jesse Jorgensen. He allegedly went to DePaul, but he does not appear on their all-time roster, and I didn't see any newspaper articles mentioning his name as playing with DePaul.

He died of a heart attack in 1973.

He was married to Ruth Engstrom.



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