Class of 2003

Wheeling

Ed Fox attended New Trier High School and was a 1945 graduate. While in high school, he was a member of the swim team. At that time the wrestling squad was forming and he worked with the team as a manager. He went into the Navy after high school and then attended Northwestern University after discharge. He wrestled for four years for the Wildcats.

After graduation, he began to officiate. He officiated in every sectional prior to the implementation of the district format and then wore the stripes for every district/regional for twenty-six years. He officiated two state meets in addition to the Big Ten tournament and other college meets.

Ed worked in the insurance business. He has four children and eleven grandchildren.

He is a member of the Jaycees and the USS Hornet Veterans Association.

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