Monday, May 20, 2019

Norm Swanson

Norman Paul Swanson

October 4, 1930
Chicago, IL

November 24, 2016
Indian Shores, FL

1946-47 Schurz High School - Chicago (High School)
1947-48 Schurz High School - Chicago (High School)
1950-51 University of Detroit (College)
1951-52 University of Detroit (College)
1952-53 University of Detroit (College)
1953-54 Rochester Royals (NBA)

Swanson was a two-time All-American while at the University of Detroit, leading the Missouri Valley Conference in scoring twice. He was drafted by the Rochester Royals, playing in 63 games in 1953-54. After leaving the Royals, he would work for 43 years for the Stroh's Brewery in Detroit, becoming Vice President of Sales.

Norm and his first wife, Catherine (d. 1968) had two daughters and one son. In 1974, he remarried to Mary, who died three months before he did.



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