Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Lou Harmon

Louis Anthony Harmon, Jr.

September 11, 1910
Renesselaer, IN

January 3, 1976
Livonia, MI

1933-34 Purdue University (College)
1934-35 Shumaker Shoes - Akron (Independent)
1935-36 Shumaker Shoes - Akron (Independent)
1936-37 Akron Goodyear (MBC)

Born in Indiana to Louis and Rose Harmon, Lou grew up in Gary, Indiana. Harmon played pro basketball for Goodyear. After living in Akron, where he got married, he got a job with Ford Motor Company and moved to the Detroit area.

Lou's brother was Tom Harmon, who was a football star at the University of Michigan and later played in the NFL.

He married Agnes McGarry in 1940 and they had two sons and a daughter.

Detroit Free Press, January 5, 1976


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