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Adolph Rupp

AKA Adolph Frederick Rupp

Born: 2-Sep-1901
Birthplace: Halstead, KS
Died: 10-Dec-1977
Location of death: Lexington, KY
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, KY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Basketball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Kentucky Head Coach, 1930-72

Father: Heinrich Rupp (d. 1910)
Mother: Anna Lichti
Brother: Otto
Brother: Henry
Brother: Theodore
Sister: Elizabeth Lawson
Brother: Alfred
Wife: Esther Schmidt (until his death, one son)
Son: Adolph Rupp II

    High School: Halstead High School, Halstead, KS (1919)
    University: University of Kansas (1923)
    University: MA, Columbia University
    Coach: Head Coach, University of Kentucky (1930-72)

    Basketball Hall of Fame 1969
    Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1973
    College Basketball Hall of Fame 2007
    German Ancestry



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