A Grand Forks, N.D., native, Mr. Edmund Boe has been
characterized by many longtime observers of Sioux athletics as one of
the greatest all around athletes UND has ever had in its 87 years of
He lettered as a standout football end three times,
1924-27, serving as team captain his junior and senior years. He
lettered in basketball four times, 1923-27, again serving as captain his
junior and senior season. He also won three letters in track.
considered a pro prospect pitcher by the St. Louis Cardinals.
UND's first three-time All Conference basketball player.
As with many
athletes of his era, Mr. Boe was a campus leader and widely respected on
and off the field. Mr. Boe has been associated in the family real
estate and insurance business with his brother, Harold Boe, also a UND
alumnus. Mr. Boe long has been an ardent and financial supporter of not
only UND athletics, but also the university.