WARD BROWN (Deceased)
Inducted: July 20, 1985 in Terre Haute, IN
Date of Birth: June 8, 1917 in Rossville, IN
High School Attended: Rossville Graduated: 1935
High School Honors: Captain of basketball team 1935; Mental Attitude Award 1934.
College Attended: Indiana State Teachers College Graduated: 1941
College Honors: Vice-president of Freshman Class 1938; president of Sophomore Class 1939; co-captain of basketball team 1941; Gillum Mental Attitude Award 1941.
Special Recognition: Contributed to the advancement of Indiana Football by assisting in formulating and administering the Indiana High School Play-offs during his 1969-1975 tenure as Assistant Commissioner of the Indiana High School Athletics Association; a three class format was initiated in 1973-1974, expanding to a four class format in 1983-1984; there are now five high school football classes; served as Commissioner of IHSAA 1976-1983.
Family: Wife, Gladys; children, Herbert, Janet, and Carol.
Mr. Brown died May 1, 1986.