Jack E. Troutathlete
Inducted February 1973
Born, Memphis, Tennessee. Attended Bakersfield elementary and high schools. Set Bakersfield HS 100 yard and 220 yard dash records. Attended USC, where career was interrupted by service with U.S. Marines. Member of famous 4-man team which won NCAA track title for USC, 1943. Also lettered in football. Member of two national championship teams. Coaching career: Wasco High School, Arvin High School, Bakersfield High School. Two Valley track championship teams for Drillers. Chairman Physical Education Department, 1963. Appointed Asst. Principal for Administrative Services at Bakersfield High School, 1967, Wife, Wanda, Daughters, Pat and Meta.