Monday, May 2, 2016

Paul Cloyd

Paul Virgil Cloyd


Born:
June 13, 1920
Madison, WI

Died:
December 28, 2005
Beaver Dam, WI


Career
Baraboo High School - Wisconsin (High School)
1938-39 University of Wisconsin (College)
1939-40 Sinaiko Fuels (Madison Municpal)
1940-41 Hollywood 20th Century Fox (AAU)
1941-42 Milwaukee Allen-Bradleys (AAU)
1942-43 Milwaukee Allen-Bradleys (AAU)
1943-44 Milwaukee Allen-Bradleys (AAU)
1944-45 Great Lakes (military)
1945-46 Boston (NEL)
1945-46 Midland Dows (Independent)
1946-47 Midland Dows (Independent)
1947-48 Sheboygan Redskins (NBL)
1948-49 Sheboygan Redskins (NBL)
1949-50 Baltimore Bullets (NBA)
1949-50 Waterloo Hawks (NBA)
1949-50 Madison Frankies (Independent)
1949-50 Racine Knights (Independent)
1950-51 Kansas City Hi-Spots (NPBL) - Head coach / player
1950-51 Boston Whirlwinds (Independent)
1951-52 Sheboygan (Independent)

Paul was born to Virgil and Stella Cloyd in Madison, Wisconsin, and went to UW. He dropped out after hurting his ankle. He served in the war during World War 2 before embarking on a career in professional basketball. After four seasons, he left the game and started his own insurance company.

He married Jean Widen on January 6, 1940, and they had two sons and two daughters.

Source:
Obituary, Wisconsin News
Janesville Daily Gazette, November 29, 1945
Capital Times (Madison, Wisc), Feburary 11, 1940



Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/c/cloydpa01n.html
http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/c/cloydpa01.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=cloydpa01

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