BANKO, GUS

GUS BANKO  (Deceased)

Inducted:  November 30, 1979 in Evansville, IN

Date of Birth:  May 9, 1910 in Cleveland Heights, OH

High School Attended:  Cleveland Heights   Graduated:  1928

College Attended:  Columbia University       Graduated:  1934

                           University of Evansville  MA              

Coaching Experience:  Football coach at Evansville Bosse HS 27 years, as an assistant until 1941, then head coach three seasons 1945-1947.

Special Recognition:  Was a major in the US Army during WW II, leaving Bosse during the war and returning as head coach in 1945; served as a basketball and football official in Indiana for 20 years; retired from teaching after 21 years and went into the insurance business.

Family:  Wife, Ruth (deceased); daughters, Elizabeth, Shirley, and Carol; grandchildren, David and Sarah; second wife, deceased; third wife, Nadine.

Mr. Banko passed away April 21, 1990.