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Albert “AB” Nicholas

 
 
Albert "AB" Nicholas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
1. Albert "AB" Nicholas Marker
Inscription. Albert "AB" Nicholas played basketball for the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1949-52 completing his career as the highest scoring guard in Wisconsin history. He was two-time All-Big Ten Conference First Team, an All-American Second Team pick by Look Magazine, and the team's MVP in 1951 and 1952. Nicholas earned his degree in economics in 1952 and his MBA in finance and investment in 1955. He began his career with Northwestern National Insurance Company and later co-founded Nicholas Company, Inc. in 1967 and is currently the Chair and CEO. Nicholas served as a Regent for the University of Wisconsin System, National W Club President, and sat on boards for the Wisconsin School of Business, the UW Foundation and UW Athletics. Nicholas has generously donated millions of dollars to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Over the years the University has recognized Nicholas for his undying support by honoring him as a Distinguished Business Alumnus of the School of Business in 1985, presenting him with the Wisconsin Alumni Association's Distinguished Alumnus Award in 1993, and naming him to the University of Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame in 1994. Inducted 2009
 
Erected 2009 by Proudly Presented to the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame by the Nicholas Company, Inc.
 
Location.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
2. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
43° 2.532′ N, 87° 54.967′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on North 4th Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Badger" Bob Johnson (here, next to this marker); Dianne Holum (here, next to this marker); Ray Nitschke (here, next to this marker); Joseph J. Krueger (here, next to this marker); Bernard E. "Bernie" Heselton (here, next to this marker); Don Gehrmann (here, next to this marker); Terry Brennan (here, next to this marker); Major General W. "Fritz" Breidster (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
More about this marker. The Marker is part of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame which is located on the east side of the UW-Panther Arena along North 4th Street.
 
Categories. Sports
 
Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
3. Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame Plaque
UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
4. UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 25, 2016.
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