Monday, March 20, 2017

Mark Harper

Marquis L. "Mark" Harper

August 11, 1904
Peoria, IL

September 17, 1995
Peoria, IL

1921-22 Peoria Central High School - Illinois (High School)
1922-23 Peoria Central High School - Illinois (High School)
1923-24 Peoria Central High School - Illinois (High School)
1926-27 Chicago Bruins (ABL)
1927-28 Chicago Bruins (ABL)
1927-28 Brooklyn Visitations (ABL) 
1928-29 Chicago Bruins (ABL)
1928-29 Trenton Royal Bengals (ABL)
1928-29 Fort Wayne Hoosiers (ABL)
1929-30 Detroit Olympics / Jackson (NPBL)
1930-31 Chicago Majestic Radios (Independent)
1930-31 House of David (Independent)
1931-32 House of David (Independent)
1932-33 House of David (Independent) 
1933-34 House of David (Independent)
1934-35 Peoria Armory (Independent)
1935-36 Detroit Hed-Aids (MBC)

Born to Charles and Blanche Harper, Marcus grew up in Peoria, lettering in track, baseball, basketball and football in high school. He would go on to play basketball in the ABL for three years, and later with the House of David during the Depression.

Mark married Faye Greenwalt (1901-1988) and they had one son and one daughter.



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