John Henry Kolb
September 2, 1917
New Brunswick, NJ
May 19, 1989
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