George E. Lortz
Graduation Year: 1934
Induction Year: 1986
Sport (s): Men's Basketball, Football

Captain and center of the famed undefeated, untied, and unscored upon 1933 team as well as the 1932 team, George Lortz also earned letters in basketball, gained Phi Beta Kappa honors and won the Walker Cup as an undergraduate. He earned all-state honors at center and, according to one report, made more than half the tackles on defense as a roving nose guard. He joined the General Electric Company right out of DePauw and retired in 1975 after holding several executive posts. In Raleigh, NC, his home he is an officer and board member of numerous social agencies and in 1983 received the Governor's Award as Outstanding Volunteer. He serves DePauw as Class Agent for the Class of '34 and from 1977-83 was a member of the DePauw Alumni Association Board of Directors.