John 'Long John' Hurley
Date of Birth: October 28, 1907
Date of Death: January 2, 1944, Italy (36 years old)
Berkeley Daily Gazette - Published 01/17/44
Did you know?
Major John Hurley died in action in Italy during World War II.
He recieved the Silver Star for gallantry in action during the invasion
of Sicily. He led a furious attack of ground troops following dive
After his playing days, John Hurley was the freshman football coach
for Washington State from 1936-1938.
In 1939, Hurley became the athletic director for the Taft Union High School
and Junior College.
1931 Cleveland Indians (NFL)
1936 Washington State College - Freshman Coach
1937 Washington State College - Freshman Coach
1938 Washington State College - Freshman Coach
Washington State College