BROOME, LLOYD W.

LLOYD W. BROOME   (Deceased)

Inducted:  August 15, 1980 in La Porte, IN            

Date of Birth:  July 19, 1918 in La Porte

High School Attended:  La Porte                Graduated:  1936

High School Honors:  All-State 1936; All-Conference 1935-1936; 12 letters overall in football, baseball, basketball, and track.

College Attended:  University of Tennessee Graduated:  1941

College Honors:  Played on three udefeated teams (1938-1940); played in Orange Bowl 1938 and Sugar Bowl 1941.

Professional Athletic Background:  Drafted by Detroit Lions, but chose business career; played semi-pro baseball in Michiana League and was interviewed by Cleveland Indians baseball team.

Family:  Wife, Diana; children, L. Byron, Linda, and David.

Mr. Broome passed away January 12, 2001.