BOGUE, HENRY B.

HENRY B. BOGUE  (Deceased)

Inducted:  July 27, 1973 in Bloomington, IN    

Date of Birth:  December 16, 1892 in Salem, IA

High School Attended:  Holly, CO                Graduated:  1914

College Attended:  William Penn College, Oskaloosa, IA Graduated:  1918

College Honors:  4-year starter and letterman on both sides of football.

Coaching Experience:  Coached all sports at Wilmington College, OH, 1920; coached all sports at Geneseo Township HS, IL, 1922-1925, and Granite City HS, IL, 1925-1927; varsity football coach and assistant for all other freshman sports at Indianapolis Washington High School 1927-1950, with a record of 105-89-19; assistant football coach/scout at Washington another 7 years, retiring in 1958.

Coaching Honors:  Indianapolis City Champions 1930, 1932, and 1944; Co-city Champions 1933 and 1936.

Outstanding Players Coached:  Phil Bayt, a former Mayor of  Indianapolis; Jim Carter, Purdue All-American and former Anderson HS coach; Frank Luzar, College All-State for Wabash; Harry Cherry, former Director of Boy's Club in Seymour, IN; Joe Dezelan, former Coach at Cathedral HS; Boris Dimancheff, All-American Pro on Chicago Cardinals; Purdue graduates Red Carter, Robert Kersey, Clifford Baumback; Carter Byfield, Coach and Administrator at Pike HS; Carlos Bell, Coach at Tech HS; and, Charles Leaman, Athletic Director at Northwest HS.

Special Recognition:  Served in US Army during WWI; first Indiana high school to adopt Chicago Bears "T" formation; presented at football clinics throughout Midwest regarding football innovations.

Family:  First wife, Susie - deceased; children, Della Sue, Barbara, Mary Ellen, Benjamin, Betty Ann, and Joseph; second wife, Mildred; step-children, Helen, Louise, Robert.

Coach Bogue passed away February 1, 1985.