Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame: Charles "Chuck" Fenske

© Photographed August 14, 2016
Presented 1971 by Oscar Mayer & Co.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
43.042288, -87.916127
43° 2.55′ N, 87° 54.967′ W
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CHARLES "CHUCK" FENSKE
Big Ten Mile and Half Mile Champion and National Mile Champion representing the University of Wisconsin. Ran to world records in the mile, three-quarter mile, and 1,000 yards in 1939 and 1940. Won the "Mile of the Century" at Princeton in 1939 against the current and former world mile record holders. Elected 1970.
The marker is located at the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, and is accessible from southbound North 4th Street, between West State Street (to the north) and West Kilbourn Avenue (to the south), at or near 400 West Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203.

Inductees honored at this site are members of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame (established 1951). The Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame is a joint property of Wisconsin Sports Development Corporation and Wisconsin Center District.

Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame

Click here for an Alphabetical List of Inductees to the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame.

Use the "Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame" label below to view all markers at this location; there are more than 100.

 The marker is in this cluster -- bottom row, second from the left.


 The marker is located at the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame.


The Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame is located at the
UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. 

The Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame is located on the east side
of the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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