HARMON, JOE

JOE HARMON  (Deceased)
                                                          
Inducted:  August 2, 1974 in Bloomington, IN         

Date of Birth:  April 15, 1904 in Indianapolis, IN

High School Attended:  Indianapolis Cathedral                       Graduated:  1921

College Attended:  University of Notre Dame                           Graduated:  1925

College Honors:  Played one year of freshman football and three years varsity football under the immortal Knute Rockne; was a member of the Four Horsemen in fall of 1924, which was undefeated in 10 games; went on to defeat Stanford University in Rose Bowl with a score of 27-10 and were declared National Champions.

Coaching Experience:  Head coach at St. Xavier HS 1925-1942; head coach of football, basketball, and baseball at Cathedral 1938-1942; won City Football Championship in Indianapolis in 1940.

Special Recognition:  Was chosen Indiana Athletic Director of the Year 1973-1974 seasons; officiated college and high school football games for 27 years; President of Notre Dame Club of Kentucky 1957-1958; chosen Notre Dame Man of the Year in State of Kentucky 1958; was Athletic Director at Chatard High School in Indianapolis for 10 years, retiring in 1974.

Coach Harmon passed away December 24, 1988.