Herb Banet

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Herbert Charles "Herb" Banet (October 17, 1913 – March 12, 2003)[1] was a former American football player in the National Football League and high school basketball coach, teacher, and guidance counselor.

Biography[edit]

Banet was born October 17, 1913 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.[2]

Football career[edit]

Banet played with the Green Bay Packers during the 1937 NFL season. He played at the collegiate level at Manchester University.

Basketball career[edit]

Banet was a head basketball coach and teacher at Central High School in Fort Wayne. He was an inductee of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.[3]

Personal and later life[edit]

Banet served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was married to Kathlyn Maude Stevens (1916-2001), and together they had four children: Stevens, David, Thomas, and Sarah. Banet became a guidance counselor at Northrup High School and retired in 1979. He died March 12, 2003 at Renaissance Village and is buried at Falls Memorial Gardens in Wabash, Indiana.[4]

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Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), 2011.
  2. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/B/BaneHe20.htm
  3. ^ http://hoopshall.com/hall/b/herb-banet/
  4. ^ Obituary, Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, March 14, 2003.