Cottom, Norman

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Cottom, Norman Gender: M
Norman Thomas Cottom
born on 12 March 1912 at 22:00 (= 10:00 PM )
Place Terre Haute, Indiana, 39n28, 87w25
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 22°14' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 17°42 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 12°14'


American professional basketball player for the Indianapolis Kautskys (1935-1937) in the National Basketball League (NBL). Cottom played college basketball at Purdue University.

After playing for the Indianapolis Kautskys for two seasons and one season with the U.S. Navy Pre-Flight team, he moved into high school coaching in Alexandria and Terre Haute, Indiana, before moving to Fullerton, California to become chairman of Fullerton Union High School's social studies department. He died on 1 July 1972 at age 60 in Orange, California. In 1978, Cottom was enshrined in the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Perigo, William (born 17 September 1911). Notes: Indianapolis Kautskys teammates, 1935-1936


  • Death, Cause unspecified 1 July 1972 (Age 60)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Prize 1978 (Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate from Indiana archives.


  • Vocation : Education : Administrator
  • Vocation : Sports : Basketball (Forward)
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Coach/ Manager/ Owner (Coach)
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (Indiana Basketball)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (NBL player, 1935-1937)