Saturday, January 21, 2017

Dick Wehr

Richard Wade Wehr


Born:
December 9, 1925
Caldwell, Ohio

Died:
December 1, 2011
Decatur, GA


Career
1940-41 Barnesville High School - Ohio (High School)
1941-42 Barnesville High School - Ohio (High School)
1942-43 Barnesville High School - Ohio (High School)
1944-45 Rice University (College)
1946-47 Denison University - Ohio (College)
1947-48 Denison University - Ohio (College)
1948-49 Indianapolis Jets (BAA)
1948-49 Wheeling Blues (AAL)
1949-50 Wheeling Blues (AAL)
1950-51 Wheeling Blues (AAL)
1950-51 Gilead High School - Ohio (High School) Head coach
1951-52 West Liberty College - West Virginia (College) Head coach
1952-53 West Liberty College - West Virginia (College) Head coach
1954-55 Union University - Jackson, Tennessee (College) Head coach
1964-65 Georgia State University (College) Head coach
1965-66 Georgia State University (College) Head coach
1966-67 Georgia State University (College) Head coach

Dr. Wehr entered the U.S. Navy right out of high school, and during his naval training attended Indiana State, Rice and St. Mary's in California. He got his Bachelors Degree from Denison, his Masters from Pitt, and his Doctorate in Education from Florida State. His professional athletic career was brief, playing with the Jets and the Blues, but he spent many years as a teacher and coach in various high schools and college, primarily at Georgia State University, where he coached for three seasons, too.

He married Sally (Sara) Henderson in 1958 and they had two sons.


Source:
Obituary
Georgia State University Obituary

Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/w/wehrdi01.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=wehrdi01

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