GALLIVAN, RAYMOND P. "RAY"

RAYMOND P. "RAY" GALLIVAN  (Deceased)

Inducted:  July 27, 1973 in Bloomington, IN

Date of Birth:  March 17, 1903 in Clinton, IN

High School Attended:  Urbana, IL               Graduated:  1922

High School Honors:  All-State Halfback

College Attended:  University of Illinois        Graduated:  1927

                               Indiana University  MS                   1949

College Honors:  Played fooball 4 years as a quarterback and halfback, lettering 3, and was 4th highest scorer in Big Ten one year. 

Coaching Experience:  Head coach at Whiting HS 1928-1942 and 1946-1955; 26 year career with record of 118-66-21; also coached basketball, swimming, and baseball at Whiting; retired from coaching in 1955.

Coaching Honors:  2 mythical State Championships - 1948 and 1954; 4 Northern Indiana Western Conference Championships; 2 Northern Indiana Conference Championships in 1933 and 1934.

Outstanding Players Coached:  Arvo Antilla, Pete Kovachic, Vince Oliver, Steve Magy, Phil Mateja, Stanley Justack, Mike Kinek, John Vetroczky, Rudy Kovachic, Bob Ruman, and many others.

Special Recognition:  Served in US Coast Guard during WW II 1942-1946 and held rank as Captain-Retired at time of his induction; served as Whiting HS principal 1956-1966 and Superintendent of Whiting Schools 1966-1968.

Family:  Wife, Lucille; son, Patrick

Coach Gallivan passed away September 1, 1974.

 Gallivan, Ray