Lee Thorn


Lee Thorn

High School: Wingate 1916

College: WABASH COLLEGE 1924

Inducted 1978

A member of Wingate's state championship team in 1914 ... earned 9 letters in three sports there, graduating in 1916 ... took his all-sports talents to Wabash College, where he earned 16 letters in 4 years ... the school's only freshman to ever win 4 varsity letters ... member of state baseball champions ... won shot put title in both Big State and Little State meets ... as a senior in '24, played with the national Lambda Chi Alpha basketball team ... starting guard for Wabash's national championship team of '22 ... played semi-pro basketball ... an active official for many years, and the state's first certified official in basketball, football, baseball and track ... founder and 39-year director of Baker Boys Club at Warsaw ... coach, teacher and guidance counselor in Warsaw school system for 40 years.

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