Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Jack French

Jack Hamilton French

July 30, 1924
Meriden, CT

November 29, 2004
Meriden, CT

1941-42 Meriden High School - Connecticut (High School)
1942-43 Meriden High School - Connecticut (High School)
1946-47 Long Island University (College)
1947-48 Long Island University (College)
1948-49 Long Island University (College)
1948-49 Brooklyn Gothams (ABL)
1949-50 Wallingford Veterans (EBL-Ct)
1950-51 Wallingford Veterans (EBL-Ct) Head Coach / Player

French served in the Merchant Marines during World War 2. The 6'5 athlete played basketball at LIU before leaving the team in February of 1948 to join the Brooklyn Gothams. He worked at MRM Industries for many years.

He married Ruth Howland (1928-2013) and they had one daughter and three sons.



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