Monday, February 27, 2017

Joe Pogue

Joseph Henry Pogue

August 28, 1925
Joplin, MO

February 4, 2018
Godfrey, IL

1940-41 Anderson High School - Missouri (High School)
1941-42 Anderson High School - Missouri (High School)
1942-43 Anderson High School - Missouri (High School)
1943-44 Drury College - Missouri (College)
1944-45 Wentworth Military Academy - Lexington, Missouri (High School)
1944-45 Missouri Valley College (College)
1945-46 Notre Dame (College)
1946-47 Drury College - Missouri (College)
1946-47 Anderson Green Waves - Missouri (Independent)
1947-48 Springfield Squires (PBLA)
1947-48 Anderson Green Waves - Missouri (Independent) 
1948-49 Joplin Tanko Roofers - Missouri (Independent)
1949-50 Joplin Tanko Roofers - Missouri (Independent)

Born in Joplin, Missouri, to Arthur and Bertha Pogue, Joe grew up in Anderson, Missouri, and served in the U.S. Navy V12 program during World War 2. He took a teaching job at Anderson High School in Missouri when he signed with the Springfield Squires. He also worked as a banker and a farmer.

Joe married June Halbrook in 1949 and they had four children. After June's death, he remarried to Dorothy Lyon (d. 2017) in 2003.

Joplin Globe, November 20, 1947
Obituary, The Telegraph, April 22, 2018


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