Luther A. McCown: Hall of Fame Inductee
During his professional career he served on many state and national committees for athletics. His most significant goal was realized in 1972 with the addition of Memorial Hall. McCown Gymnasium is named after him. He headed the HPER Department and coordinated the graduate program at WSU. In 1973, he was presented the Distinguished Service Award from the Minnesota Association of Health Physical Education and Recreation Association. He was named Professor Emeritus in 1973. He had served in the Army Medical Corps from 1943-46. McCown also served his community through Kiwanis Club, Winona Athletic Board, Latsch Board and Central Lutheran Church.
Baseball, Men's Basketball, Football, Track & Field
Track captain in 1935, Basketball captain All-Conference forward in 1935 and 1936
Won 11 letters during college career
WSU Athletic Director for 29 years (1948-66)
WSU coach of football, basketball, and baseball
Won 13 conference championships as baseball coach.
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