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Henry E. Banks
Birth: Jun. 14, 1913
Surrey, England
Death: Dec. 18, 1994
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA

Race Car Driver. Born in England, he began competing in 1932, when he was 19 years old and became successful in the midget cars. In 1936, he became the first driver to pass the qualifying rookie test at the Indianapolis 500 and also drove as a relief driver in 1937, 1939 and 1940, with a 21st place finish in 1938. Entering into midget cars, he won the 1941 East Coast Midget Champion, won 30 midget car races in 1947 and was the 1950 AAA Big Car National Champion. After Banks retired from racing he became USAC Director of Competitions and was inducted into the National Midget Auto Racing Hall of Fame in 1994. He died at age 81 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Washington Park North Cemetery
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Court of the Apostles, Crypt 2A, Level 4
 
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Record added: Sep 13, 2000
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Henry E. Banks
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