Obituary of George Mikan

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George Mikan

George Lawrence Mikan Jr. (born June 18, 1924 in Joliet, Illinois) was a basketball player who was best known for playing with the "Chicago American Gears" and the Minneapolis Lakers of the American National Basketball League (NBL). George died on June 1, 2005 and his death was because of complications of diabetes. He died at age 80.

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George Mikan Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Mikan, George
    • Common Name: George Mikan
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Joliet, Illinois, United States
    • Birth Date: June 18, 1924
    • Age: 80 (at death)
    • Occupation: Basketball Player
    • Active Years: 1946-1958
    • Net Worth: $6 to $15 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Pop-Tarts
    • Favorite Color: Blue (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    George's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: George Lawrence Milkan Jr.
    • Father: Joseph Mikan
    • Mother: Minnie Mikan
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Patricia Lu Deveny (married 1947-2005, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Larry Mikan

Death Notice:

  • Date: June 01 2005 at age 80
  • Place: Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
  • Cause of Death: Diabetes (related complications)

Category Tags:

Basketball PlayerAmerican Born on June 18th Born in 1924 Born in Illinois Died in 2005 Died at age 80 Died from Diabetes

Quotable Quotes:

"George Mikan, known as "Mr. Basketball," forever changed the game of basketball with his dominance on the court and legacy that continues to inspire future generations. (V)"

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