SMITH, DR. JERALD E. "JERRY"

DR. JERALD E. "JERRY" SMITH

Inducted: December 13, 1987 in East Chicago, IN

Date of Birth: June 15, 1931 in Grand Island, NE

High School Attended: Grand Island                               Graduated: 1949
High School Honors: State Champions 1947 and 1948.

College Attended: University of Nebraska                        Graduated: 1956

Professional Career: Team physician at Munster High School since 1st football season in 1964; attending physician at over 250 games on a volunteer basis; directly involved in treatment of hundreds of Munster football players over 23 years.

Special Recognition: One of first high school team physicians in Northwest Indiana; member of American College of Sports Medicine; instrumental in developing Sports Medicine Department at Hammond Clinic and developing fitness program in Calumet region.

Family: Wife, Darlene; children, Brent, Shari, and Craig