Friday, May 12, 2017

Johnny Kolb

John Henry Kolb

September 2, 1917
New Brunswick, NJ

May 19, 1989
Salem, OR

1937-38 Williamette College - Salem, Oregon (College)
1938-39 Williamette College - Salem, Oregon (College)
1939-40 Williamette College - Salem, Oregon (College)
1946-47 Salem Trailblazers (PCBL)

Born to Henry and Melissa Kolb in New Jersey, Kolb was a three-sport star at Williamette College and served in the Army Air Corps during World War 2.  He was a long-time basketball official in the Pacific Northwest, most notably for the Pac 10. Kolb owned and operated a golf course, and died of cancer in 1989.

He married Genevieve Doud in 1940 and they had one son.

Statesman Journal, May 20, 1989
Statesman Journal, May 23, 1989

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