THE JOHN J. NESBITT FAMILY OF PHILADELPHIA
FAMILY PHOTOS: 1915 to 1930 - Page 5 - JOHN J. NESBITT, Jr., EDUCATION & CHESTNUT HILL ACADEMY BASKETBALL 1927   
ABOVE:  THE 1927 CHESTNUT HILL ACADEMY (CHA) BASKETBALL TEAM.  JOHN J. NESBITT, Jr., TEAM CAPTAIN, IS CENTER FRONT.  JOHN AND HIS BROTHER HARRY BOTH ATTENDED AND GRADUATED FROM CHA, WHERE THEY WERE BOARDING STUDENTS, HAVING PREVIOUSLY ATTENDED WENONAH MILITARY ACADEMY IN WOODBURY, NJ.   FOLLOWING GRADUATION, JOHN WENT ON TO ATTEND LEHIGH UNIVERSITY, WHERE HE STUDIED MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AND JOINED LAMBDA CHI ALPHA, UNTIL HAVING TO RETURN TO PHILADELPHIA TO WORK FOR HIS FATHER IN THE FAMILY BUSINESS FOLLOWING THE ONSET OF THE GREAT DEPRESSION.

BELOW: THE CHA BASKETBALL SCHEDULE FOR THE 1927 SEASON.  
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