Walt Simon biography

Walt Simon

Basketball Player

1939 – 1997

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Who was Walt Simon?

Walter Simon was an American basketball player. A 6'6" forward/guard from Benedict College, he played seven seasons in the American Basketball Association for the New Jersey Americans, New York Nets and Kentucky Colonels. He appeared in the 1969 ABA All-Star Game, and he scored 6,414 career points.

After retiring from Basketball, he went on to work for John Y. Brown, Jr. at Kentucky Fried Chicken. Simon became the first black Vice President of a Fortune 500 Company.

Simon left a wife, Marge Simon, and three children: Michael, Chris, and Geanai.

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Born
Dec 1, 1939
Delcambre
Nationality
  • United States of America
Education
  • Benedict College
Died
Oct 10, 1997

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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