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Arley Gillett
Arley Gillett

Dwight, Ill.


Wrestling (1936-38)

Inducted: 1976

A three-year wrestling letterman ... captained the 1938 squad ... served on the Illinois State faculty from 1944-74 ... head of Men's Physical Education, Health and Athletics from 1966-70 and athletic director from 1966-68 ... associate dean of the College of Applied Science and Technology from 1970-72, associate secretary of the university during 1972-73, assistant dean of the university from 1973-74, and acting athletic director in 1974 ... was assistant wrestling coach from 1947-49 and wrestling coach at University High School from 1963-1966 ... also sponsored and coached the Gamma Phi gymnastics fraternity from 1947-66 ... started his teaching career as an elementary physical education teacher in Peru (Ill.) public schools ... was also a district supervisor for the Illinois Department of Welfare and served in the U.S. Army ... earned his ISU 25-year award in 1965.