October 20, 1913|
|Died:||February 10, 1992
Paso Robles, California
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
Gentry played college football at the University of Southern California where he was also a member of Phi Kappa Tau fraternity. At USC, he played on the 1931 and 1932 Rose Bowl championship teams. He was a decorated soldier, rising to the rank of Capitan, and serving as an intelligence officer in World War II. He later was a state and national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Gentry's post-football career was in the law and he was city attorney of Pasadena, California for sixteen years. He was also a published writer and poet.
- Byron Gentry at Find a Grave
- Maxymuk, John (2005-03-29). Uniform Numbers of the NFL: All-Time Rosters, Facts and Figures. McFarland. ISBN 9781476603988.
- "Byron Gentry: Career Stats at NFL.com". www.nfl.com. Retrieved 2016-03-08.
- Shmelter, Richard J. (2014-04-23). The USC Trojans Football Encyclopedia. McFarland. ISBN 9781476615110.
- Congress, United States (1962-01-01). Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress. U.S. Government Printing Office.
- "Past State Commanders Department of California" (PDF). Veterans of Foreign Wars, DEPARTMENT OF CALIFORNIA. March 16, 2015. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
- United States Congressional Serial Set. U.S. Government Printing Office. 1993-01-01.
- Bottoms, Bill (1991-09-01). The VFW: an illustrated history of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. Woodbine House. ISBN 9780933149342.
|This biographical article related to American sports is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This biographical article relating to an American football offensive lineman born in the 1910s is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|