Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Leroy Banks

Leroy Banks

April 3, 1924
Rocky Mount, NC

June 23, 2009
Virginia Beach, VA

1941-42 Huntington High School - (High School)
1946-47 Virginia State University (College)
1949-50 Virginia State University (College)
1950-51 Utica Pros (ABL)

Born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, Banks grew up in Newport News and graduated from high school in 1942. He entered the US Navy after high school and served during World War 2. He want to Virginia State College where he played basketball. After a brief stint in pro basketball with the Utica Pros, Banks went on to be come and accountant with the IRS before turning his focus to teaching while getting a Master's degree at CCNY. He would work for many years with youths as a counselor, teacher and coach.



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