Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Pete Caldwell

Paul Rayburn "Pete" Caldwell

February 21, 1921
New Albany, MS

September 23, 1998
Greenbrier, AR

1939-40 New Harmony High School (High School)
1940-41 Sunflower JC - Moorhead, MS (College)
1941-42 Sunflower JC - Moorhead, MS (College)
1942-43 North Carolina Preflight Cloudbusters (Military)
Kessler Field Commodores
1947-48 Jackson Senators (SPBL)
1948-49 Laurel Oilers (SPBL)

The 6'4 Caldwell went to Sunflower Junior College (now Mississippi Delta Community College) before serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War 2. He played a couple seasons in the Southern Basketball League after the war.

Pete married Trudi Mae Winningham in 1949 and they had one son and one daughter.



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