Friday, May 26, 2017

Jim Vernon

James D. Vernon

May 5, 1921
Hill City, MN

October 9, 2000
Reno, NV

1945-46 Central Washington College (College)
1946-47 Yakima Ramblers (PCBL)
1947-48 Astoria Royal Chinooks (PCBL) 

Born in Minnesota to Steven and Anna Vernon, the family moved to Ellensburg, Washington, before Jim's 10th birthday. After playing basketball at CW, he played two seasons in the Pacific Coast Basketball League. He moved to Medford, and in 1957 moved to Reno, Nevada. He served as a councilman for Sparks City, Nevada, from 1967 to 1975.

Medford Mail Tribune, November 26, 1947

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