Aug. 12, 1993 Urbana Champaign County Illinois, USA
He was a University of Illinois ('30) letterman in baseball, football, and basketball. He was a member of the national championship football teams in 1927 and '28. Mr. Mills returned to the University of Illinois in 1936, after being the head football and basketball coach and athletic director at Joliet Township High School. Mr. Mills became the head basketball coach in 1937, having such memorable teams as the 1942-43 Whiz Kids. Mr. Mills served as Athletic Director for the University of Illinois from 1941 to 1966, responsible for football coaches Ray Eliot and Pete Elliott and basketball coach Harry Combes.