Pat Wilson


Born: December 3, 1896

Died: March 15, 1987

Hometown: Tupelo, MS

Year of Induction: 1969

 

College Career

Auburn (1917-1919)
Mississippi State (1919-1922)

• Lettered in football and basketball

 

Coaching Career (1922-1947)

Tupelo Military Institute
Tupelo High School

– State high school football champions (’22)

East Central Junior College

 

Did You Know?

Pat Wilson, who served as Mississippi’s Adjutant General from 1947 to 1964, was a much-decorated veteran of both World Wars, earning the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal, European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with five Battle Stars, Crown of Italy, and the National Guard Distinguished Service Medal.





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