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.