Friday, April 21, 2017

Joe Popeko

Joseph William Popeko
(later went by the name Joseph Pope)

March 20, 1910
Benton, IL

November 16, 1987
Albany, GA

1926-27 Garfield High School - Ohio (High School)
1927-28 Garfield High School - Ohio (High School)
1928-29 Garfield High School - Ohio (High School)
1929-30 Ohio State University (College) Freshmen
1933-34 Mercer University - Georgia (College)
1935-36 Akron Goodyear (Independent)
1936-37 Akron Goodyear (MBC)

Born to Lithuanian immigrants Alex and Magdelina Popeko, Joe and the family moved to Akron in the 1920's. He worked for many years at Goodyear, and in the 1960's, moved to Georgia.

He was married to Rose (d. 1985).

Akron Beacon Journal, May 25, 1934
Akron Beacon Journal, November 19, 1987


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