John 'Weenie' Wilson


Weenie Wilson

Date of Birth: October 30, 1914, in Richland Center, Wisconsin

Date of Death: October 30, 1968, in Dodgeville, Wisconsin (54 years old)


The Daily Telegram (WI) - Published 10/31/68

Wilson was in the Navy during World War II, serving for four years. 

He was the Athletic Director and Head Basketball coach for Dodgeville High School.

He was conducting a physical education class and collapsed and died of a heart attack. 

Weenie Wilson is the only coach to be inducted into all three Wisconsin High School Sports

Halls of Fame, for football, basketball, and baseball.



1940 Milwaukee Chiefs (AFL III)


University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Dubuque












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