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Kenneth W. "Jack" Mollenkopf
Birth: Nov. 25, 1903
Convoy
Van Wert County
Ohio, USA
Death: Dec. 4, 1975
Rochester
Olmsted County
Minnesota, USA

Member, National Football Foundation Hall of Fame, The US College Football Hall of Fame, Bowling Green State University Athletic Hall of Fame and Purdue University Athletic Hall of Fame. A star in football and baseball at Bowling Green State University, he subsequently won three unofficial state championships as football coach of Toledo (Ohio) Waite HS. He served Purdue as an assistant football coach from 1947-55 and head football coach from 1956-1969. His record of 84-39-9 makes him the school's most winning coach. Noted for coaching his best in big games, his teams won the 1967 Rose Bowl and were 10-4 and 11-2-1, respectively against in-state rivals Notre Dame and Indiana University. He held a winning record over all Big Ten opponents except Ohio State. Among the All-American players he coached were Bob Griese, Mike Phipps, Len Dawson, Leroy Keyes and Lamar Lundy. Purdue's Mollenkopf Athletic Center is named in his honor. 
 
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 Parents:
  Albert Edson Mollenkopf (1863 - 1937)
  Rosa Altha Webster Mollenkopf (1864 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Gladys M. Ruddock Mollenkopf (1904 - 1984)*
 
 Children:
  Jack P. Mollenkopf (1935 - 1993)*
 
 Siblings:
  Paul E. Mollenkopf (1891 - 1957)*
  Edna Belle Mollenkopf Reed (1894 - 1980)*
  Harold Albert Mollenkopf (1898 - 1971)*
  Kenneth W. Mollenkopf (1903 - 1975)
  Alice Jannette Mollenkopf Gribler (1908 - 1992)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Tippecanoe Memory Gardens
West Lafayette
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 21, 2000
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