Friday, April 20, 2018

Jerry Bussell

Gerard James Bussell

October 17, 1919
New York, NY

October 2, 1995
Jacksonville, FL

1939-40 St. Francis College - Brooklyn (NY) (College)
1940-41 St. Francis College - Brooklyn (NY) (College)
1941-42 St. Francis College - Brooklyn (NY) (College)
1945-46 New York Gothams (ABL)
1945-46 Baltimore Bullets (ABL)
1945-46 Trenton Tigers (ABL)
1945-46 Hartford (NEBL)
1946-47 Newark Bobcats (ABL)
1946-47 Saratoga Indians (NYSL)
1946-47 Bronx-Bergen (NYNJ)

Born to Francis and Frances Bussell in New York City, Bussell grew up in Brooklyn and attended St. Francis. After graduating, he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War 2. He played some pro basketball after the war and worked for many years as a plant manager at Ann Page Corporation in Horseheads, New York. He retired and moved to Florida.

He married Marie Timoney (d. 1991) and had three sons and one daughter.



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