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Henry Charles 'Hank' Gillo


Hank Gillo

Date of Birth: October 5, 1894, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Date of Death: September 6, 1948, between Milwaukee & Wisconsin (53 years old)


Racine Journal Times - Published 09/07/48

He died of a heart attack while driving to Milwaukee with his family from their

summer home on Silver Lake, Wautoma, Wisconsin where they were vacationing.

He was a veteran of WWI, serving as a flier.   At the time of his death, he was a teacher at

Bay View High School, in .  He was the head of the biology department at the time of

his death.



1920 Hammond Pros (APFA)

1921 Hammond Pros (APFA)

1922 Racine Legion (NFL)

1923 Racine Legion (NFL)

1924 Racine Legion (NFL)

1925 Milwaukee Badgers (NFL)

1926 Racine Tornadoes (NFL)


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