Schmidt, Willard

Profession: 
Athlete
Biography: 

Willard Schmidt, son of Raymond Schmidt & Dorothy Leikam, was born 29 May 1928 in Hays, Kansas.  He died 22 March 2007 in Newcastle, Oklahoma.

He was a professional baseball player, pitching 5 seasons for the St. Louis Cardinals and and 2 seasons for the Cincinnati Reds.

His Volga German ancestors come from the colony of Katharinenstadt.

Source(s): 

- Willard Raymond Schmidt (FindAGrave.com)
- Willard Schmidt (Wikipedia.com)

Volga Colonies: