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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)

Source:

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.

 

Teams:

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)

College:

Colgate University