Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame: John Messmer

© Photographed August 14, 2016
Erected 1960 by Wisconsin Electric Power Company
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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JOHN MESSMER
Stellar athlete at the University of Wisconsin, 1905-1909. Captained teams in football and swimming in 1907 and track in 1908. Won three major "W"s in track, football and baseball, being the first to win nine such awards. Born, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, September 23, 1884. Elected 1959.
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.

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 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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