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Bill Lienhard

Born: Jan 14, 1930

Birthplace: Slaton

Nationality: United States

Bill Lienhard

Date of Birth : Jan 14, 1930
Birth Place : Slaton

William Barner "Bill" Lienhard was an American basketball player who competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics. Bill Lienhard was born in Slaton, Texas. He went to college at the University of Kansas, where he was a member of the 1952 NCAA Champion basketball team. He was then part of the American Olympic basketball team, which won the gold medal. He played a total of five matches during the Summer Games in Helsinki. After the Olympics, he joined the Air Force, where he continued to play basketball. Upon leaving the Air Force, he retired from the sport and lived as a banker in Kansas.

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  • William Barner Lienhard
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