Friday, January 13, 2017

Whitey Kachan

Edwin John "Whitey" Kachan

September 15, 1925
Chicago, IL

March 7, 1993
Glenview, IL

1941-42 St. Philip High School - Chicago (High School)
1942-43 St. Philip High School - Chicago (High School)
1943-44 DePaul University (College)
1944-45 DePaul University (College)
1946-47 DePaul University (College)
1947-48 DePaul University (College)
1948-49 Chicago Stags (BAA)
1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers (BAA)

Born in Chicago to Carl and Sophie Kachan. After leading DePaul into the NCAA tournament in 1945, Kachan entered the U.S. Army Air Corp in August of that year and served through 1946. He worked for many years as an independent insurance broker.

Chicago Sun-Times, March 9, 1993


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