| Wins against Kentucky - 4 | Losses against Kentucky - 1 |
Alma Mater: Wisconsin 
Hometown: Prairie du Chien, WI
Date Born: July 28, 1886
Date Died: February 3, 1966
|2/24/1919||Centre College at Kentucky||L||10 - 21||-|
|1/25/1919||Kentucky at Centre College||L||30 - 38||-|
|3/9/1918||Kentucky vs. Centre College||L||12 - 24||State Championship Game (at Louisville, KY)|
|2/21/1918||Centre College at Kentucky||W||22 - 20 3 OT||-|
|1/17/1918||Kentucky at Centre College||L||21 - 29||-|
Obituary - Danville Advocate-Messenger (February 6, 1966)
Dr. T.G. Gronert , 79, Ex-Centre Coach Dies in Indiana
Dr. Theodore D. Gronert, 79, who coached Sen. John Sherman Cooper, the late Alvin (Bo) McMillin and Matty Bell in basketball at Centre College, died in Culver Union Hospital at Crawfordsville, Ind., it was learned here yesterday.
An authority on American history and the history of modern Russia, Dr. Gronert retired in 1956 as chairman of the Wabash College history department.
After receiving his doctor's degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1919, Dr. Gronert became basketball coach and head of the history department of Centre College. McMillin, whom he coached here, was later to become head football coach at Indiana University and Bell head football coach and athletic director at Southern Methodist University for many years. Norris Armstrong of Danville was captain of the basketball squad when Dr. Gronert coached the team.
Dr. Gronert went to Wabash in 1924.
While at Centre College he also served as lieutenant training what was then the Student Army Training Corps.
Obituary - The Indianapolis Star (February 4, 1966)
Crawfordsville, Ind. - Dr. Theodore G. Gronert, 79 years old, retired chairman of the Wabash College History Department, and a former basketball coach, died yesterday in Culver Hospital.
He was author of several books, including "Sugar Creek Saga," a pioneer history of Crawfordsville and Montgomery; County "Studies in Citizenship," and "Pioneer Sketcher." He was co-author of "Wabash College: The First Hundred Years."
Dr. Gronert was an authority on American history and the history of modern Russia. He also had an early interest in athletics and at one time played semi-professional baseball. For several years Dr. Gronert coached the Wabash College tennis teams.
He joined the Wabash College faculty in 1924. He retired in 1956.
He was born at Prairie du Chien, Wis. He entered the University of Wisconsin at the age of 16 and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1908. He later received a Master of Art degree and Doctorate of Philosophy degree from the same university.
Dr. Gronert became basketball coach and head of the history department at Centre College at Danville, Ky., after he received his doctor's degree in 1919. His players included such famous persons as United States Senator John Sherman Cooper of Kentucky; late Alvin (Bo) McMillin, All-America quarterback at Centre College and later head football coach at Indiana University; and Matty Bell, head football coach and athletic director at Southern Methodist University for many years.
A veteran of World War I, Dr. Gronert was a former commander of Byron Cox American Legion post. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club and the Wabash Avenue Presbyterian Church. He also had been chairman of the Pioneer Committee of the Indiana Historical Society.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Wabash College Chapel. Burial will be in the Masonic Cemetery. Friends may call at the Hunt & Son Funeral Home after 1 p.m. today.
Survivors include a brother, Lawrence Gronert of West Allis, Wis.
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