Robert Jeangerard

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Robert Jeangerard
Personal information
Born (1933-06-20)June 20, 1933
Evanston, Illinois
Died July 5, 2014(2014-07-05) (aged 81)
Belmont, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school New Trier (Winnetka, Illinois)
College Colorado (1953–1955)
NBA draft 1955 / Undrafted
Position Forward

Robert Eugene Jeangerard (June 20, 1933 – July 5, 2014) was an American basketball player who competed in the 1956 Summer Olympics. Born in Evanston, Illinois, Jeangerard played collegiately at the University of Colorado.

He was part of the American basketball team, which won the gold medal in 1956. Jeangerard also served in the U.S. Air Force, started his own chain of tire stores, became a lawyer for his stores, and started the Jeangerard Foundation which raised money for national parks.

A long-time resident of San Carlos, California, Jeangerard died on July 5, 2014 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.[1]


  1. ^ "Former Hoops Star Bob Jeangerard Passes Away". July 22, 2014. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved Dec 10, 2016. 

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