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Alvin Loucks
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Date of birth: June 15, 1895
Place of birth: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Date of death: April 1973
Place of death: Hopkins, Minnesota
Career information
Position(s): Guard
College: Michigan
Organizations
 As player:
1916, 1919 Michigan

Alvin E. Loucks (June 15, 1895 – April 1973) was an American football player and coach. Loucks was a native of Grand Rapids, Michigan and the son of James C. Loucks.[1] He attended Union High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan before enrolling at the University of Michigan. He played guard for the Michigan Wolverines football team in 1916 and 1919.[2][3] He later played professional football for the Detroit Heralds in 1920.[4] After retiring as a player, Loucks became a coach. He was the head football coach at Escanaba, Michigan, where his 1922 football team won the football championship of the Upper Peninsula.[5] He later served as a football coach at Duluth Junior College.[1][6][7] Loucks lived in Hopkins, Minnesota in his later years. He died in 1973 at age 75.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "ALVIN LOUCKS' FATHER DIES AT GRAND RAPIDS". Ironwood Daily Globe. 1937-05-05.
  2. "1916 roster". University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library. http://141.211.39.65/allroster/FMPro?-DB=allrost.fp5&-Format=fbresult.htm&-SortField=name&-SortOrder=Ascend&year=1916&-max=170&-Find.
  3. "1919 Football Team". University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library. http://bentley.umich.edu/athdept/football/fbteam/1919fbt.htm.
  4. "Alvin Loucks profile". pro-football-reference.com. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/L/LoucAl20.htm.
  5. "Promising Coaches Being Lined Up for High School Job". La Crosse Tribune. 1923-08-31.
  6. "Duluth Team to Play Here". Ironwood Daily Globe. 1934-12-05.
  7. "Duluth Seeks Win Over JC". Ironwood Daily Globe. 1936-10-22.
  8. "Social Security Death Index". rootsweb. http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/.
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