Thursday, June 1, 2017

Hank Chamberlin

Henry Gardner "Hank" Chamberlin

March 17, 1919
Blaine, WA

November 7, 2009
Bellingham, WA

1936-37 Bellingham High School - Washington (High School)
1937-38 Bellingham High School - Washington (High School)
1938-39 Western Washington (College)
1939-40 Western Washington (College)
1940-41 Western Washington (College)
1947-48 Bellingham Fircrests (PCBL)

Born to Henry and Juanita Chamberlin, Hank attended Bellingham HS and then Western Washington College of Education before World War 2 interrupted, with Chamberlin entering the U.S. Army. He was a Master Sergeant under General Patton. After the war, he worked at Sears and Roebuck for 28 years before managing a bookstore. He joined the Bellingham Firecrests around December 11, 1947. He was also a basketball referee around Whatcom County.

Hank married Betty in 1942 and they had two children.

Grave and Obit
Western Washington Hall of Fame Release, August 5, 2002

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