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Henry Kaiser
Henry Kaiser

Greenview, Illinois

Baseball (1947-48)

Inducted: 1985

Retired in 1984 after devoting 36 years in the education field, actively coaching for 25 years, and 18 years as athletic director ... his final 24 years in education were at Normal Community High School ... coached baseball for Normal Community for seven years, compiling a 138-66 record ... dedicated leader in the Illinois High School Directors Association for nearly 15 years ... "Athletic Director of the Year" in 1981-82 ... recognized on the national level by the NIAAA when he received the association's Distinguished Service Award ... served the following offices within the IHSA: Secretary and Treasurer (1967-68 and 1975-76), State Conference Chairman (1967-68), District Rep (1971-72), President-Elect (1976-77), President (1977-78) and Executive Board Member (1979-80, 1980-81 and 1981-82) ... inducted into the Bloomington-Normal Officials Association Hall of Fame in 1985 ... retired from education in 1984 ... died in 1988.