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Indiana authors and their books 1917-1966.
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ROCKNE, KNUTE KENNETH: 1888-1931.

Knute Kenneth Rockne was born in Voss, Norway, on March 4, 1888. He was the son of Louis and Martha Gjermo Rockne. The family immigrated to the United States in 1893. He received a B.S. degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1914. He married Bonnie Skiles on July 15, 1914, and they had four children: William D., Knute, Mary Jean, and John V. Rockne became a football coach at the University of Notre Dame in 1914 where he spent his entire career and his team won many national championships. He died on March 31, 1931.

Information from Who Was Who in America.

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