Pat Wilson

Pat WilsonBorn: 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.