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Redmond, C. Leo, 1900-1991



Leo was an all-star at Kalamazoo Central and then at Western Normal (now Western Michigan Unv). At 300 lbs he played center and was captain of the Hilltoppers, as Western's team was then called, during its unbeaten, untied, unscored-upon season of 1922. He was selected to Western's 75 year anniversary team in 1978 and is a member of the WMU Athletic Hall of Fame.

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Oral history interview with Thomas Carr, December 6, 1996

 File — Box 1-OralHist, Object: 12
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Thomas Carr, WMU alumnus and staff member, conducted by Lew Carlson on December 6, 1996 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Carr recollects his early years playing sports in Muskegon, being drafted into the minor leagues, attending Muskegon Community College after the service, and transferring to WMU to graduate with a History degree in 1959. He talks in depth about his time in Housing during years of massive growth and building projects, and describes attacks on his office...
Dates: December 6, 1996

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