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- December 15, 2023
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Born in Mount Carmel, March 12, 1906, Harold Maxwell Grossman, was a son of the late Henry Joseph and Rose (Lowly) Grossman. He was a graduate of Mount Carmel High School in 1923 and Pierce Business College, Philadelphia. In high school, Mr. Grossman was active in sports and participated in football, basketball, and track.
Mr. Grossman’s interest in sporting activities continued after his graduation from school. He was a staunch supporter of all Mount Carmel Area High School sports programs and in 1932 was a member of the Committee of 14 that built the football stadium on West Third Street. An avid golfer, he was twice Class A finalist at the Fountain Springs Country Club and was a member of the former Maysville Tennis Club.
He played semi-pro basketball with the Centralia KK’s and Locust Gap Celtics, and at one time sponsored a semi-pro football team, the Green Wave.
Mr. Grossman organized the Tornado Club Boosters of Mount Carmel High and helped to form the Mount Carmel Playground Association.