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Dick BrownDick Brown

Photo of Dick Brown
School: Grant Graduation Year: 1958

Year Inducted: 2015

Sports Played: Football, Wrestling, Track and Field

High School Honors: 4-year Track letterman, PIL shot and discus champ, junior & senior; 1st in State, senior; 440-relay 1st in PIL, senior. 3-year Football letterman, 1st team PIL, senior; Team captain, senior 3-year Wrestling letterman, 2nd in PIL heavy weight all 3 years. Team captain, junior & senior.

Post High School Career: University of Oregon, frosh records, shot and discus. US Naval Academy, football 2 years (injury ended career); set Plebe records in shot & discus; varsity record in shot won Penn Relays shot put. Graduated U. of Oregon, ’63; Dental School, 1967. Assoc. Prof. Of Dentistry University of Western Australia, 1979-83; professor of the year twice. Family dentistry in Southern Oregon,1983-1997.


Athletics presented me with many opportunities for which I am very grateful. The University of Oregon Track and Football program gave me the financial aid to achieve an education. For this I have eternal gratitude. The friends and mentors from athletic days are a gift that has lasted a lifetime.

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