Monday, April 10, 2017

Shang Chadwick

Maurice Wilson "Shang" Chadwick

June 9, 1901
New Richmond, IN

October 3, 1973
Millersberg, OH

1919-20 Crawfordsville High School - Indiana (High School)
1922-23 Wabash College - Indiana (College)
1923-24 Wabash College - Indiana (College)
1924-25 Wabash College - Indiana (College)
1925-26 New York Original Celtics (Independent)
1925-26 Fort Wayne Caseys (ABL)
1926-27 Fort Wayne Hoosiers (ABL)
1927-28 Fort Wayne Hoosiers (ABL)
1928-29 Fort Wayne Hoosiers (ABL)
1929-30 Fort Wayne Hoosiers (ABL)
1930-31 Fort Wayne Hoosiers (ABL)
1931-32 Toledo Red Men (Independent)
1932-33 Akron Firestones (NPBL)
1933-34 Akron Firestones (Independent)
1934-35 Akron Firestone (Independent)
1935-36 Akron Firestone (Independent)
1936-37 Akron Firestone (MBC)

Chadwick was a star player at Wabash College and played with Fort Wayne for six years. He took a job with Firestone in 1932 and also played on their basketball team through 1937 when he quit the game. He stayed employed at Firestone in 1946 when he co-founded his own companny, Rice-Chadwick Rubber Company, and retired in 1961.

He was married to Evelyn Bales (1908-1983) and they had one daughter.

Akron Beacon Journal October 9, 1973


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