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William Hale Thompson
William Hale  Thompson

Last College:
Illinois AC

Position:
Contributor

Induction Year:
1989


Elected to Hall of Fame: 1989

Club: Chicago Athletic Association

College: Unknown

High School: Unknown

Playing Record: 1897 - 1900

Participation:

  • AAU Sr. National Championship Team indoor 1897
  • Chicago Athletic Assoc. - Handball Champion, Outfielder on the baseball team, & Captain of the football team & Water Polo teams

Honors:

  • Founder of the Chicago Athletic Association
  • Mayor of Chicago 1915-23, 1927-31
  • Cook County Alderman 1900-15
  • His Boys Jamison Handy, Turk McDermott, Perry McGillvray, Harry Hebner & Johnny Weissmuller all in the US Water Polo Hall of Fame
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