Monday, April 10, 2017

Joe Clinton

Martin Joseph "Joe" Clinton

March 7, 1917
Detroit, MI

June 22, 1980
Detroit, MI

1933-34 St. Theresa High School - Detroit (High School)
1934-35 St. Theresa High School - Detroit (High School)
1935-36 St. Theresa High School - Detroit (High School)
1936-37 Detroit Altes Lagers (MBC)
1936-37 University of Detroit (College) - Freshmen

Clinton was a star quarterback at St Theresa as well as a star on the basketball court, and signed to play with the Lagers in January of 1937. He went to the University of Detroit, playing basketball and football as a freshmen, and later furthered his education at the University of Michigan. He worked for Wayne county as a counselor and also coached kids in football, basketball and baseball for many years.

He and his wife Margaret had five daughters and two sons.

Detroit Free Press, January 17, 1937
Detroit Free Press, June 24, 1980


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