Thursday, May 17, 2018

Art Gurfein

Arthur Murray Gurfein

November 18, 1921
Brooklyn, NY

May 30, 2003
Manhasset, NY

1941-42 Long Island University (College)
1942-43 Long Island University (College)
1946-47 Troy Whirlwinds (NYSL)
1946-47 Philadelphia SPHA's (ABL)

Born to Harry and Cecila Gurfein in Brooklyn, Art served in USMC during World War 2. After returning back east after the war, he played pro basketball with the SPHA's in Philadelphia. He entered the clothing business and moved to Hawaii in the early 1950's.

He married Beverly Crawford in 1949

Brooklyn Daily Eagle, January 27, 1942
Honolulu Star Bulletin, March 20, 1952


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