Thursday, May 24, 2018

Bruce Lindsay

Bruce Carleton Lindsay

August 30, 1916
Columbia, PA

February 14, 1991
Wilmington, DE

1934-35 Wilmington High School - Delaware (High School)
1937-38 University of Delaware (College)
1938-39 University of Delaware (College)
1946-47 Wilmington Bombers (ABL)

Lindsay was the captain of the basketball team at the University of Delaware, and after school he served in the U.S. Army during World War 2. He was awarded the Air Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Defense Service Medal and the European African Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon. After the war, he went into teaching and coaching, but also played three scoreless games for the Wilmington Bombers in 1947. He would later become a high school athletic director as well as basketball official for many years before retiring in 1974.

Bruce and his wife, Dorothy, had a son and three daughters.

News Journal (Wilmington, DE), February 15, 1991


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