Neal Dickson
Year: 1926
Hometown: Waukegan, Illinois
High School: Waukegan Township
Team: Football, Basketball, Baseball, Track

Growing up in Waukegan, Illinois, Neal attended Waukegan Township High School.

He entered Lake Forest College in 1922 and earned varsity letters in football, baseball, track and basketball.  A history major, Neal was also a member of Phi Pi Epsilon.

Following graduation, he became a sales engineer at Cyclone Fence Company.  He then took a position as field engineer at Hazlet, Sommers and Erdahl Engineering Company and was a partner at Hassey News Agency.  Neal then established his own wholesale newspaper distribution company, the Brookfield News Agency.  He was the director of both the Mid-west Distributors Association and Mid-America Periodical Distributors Association.  Neal served his alma mater as a class agent and a member of the Executive Board of the Alumni Association.