Paul Endacott

Paul Endacott
  • B.S. Civil Engineering 1923
  • President, Phillips Petroleum Company
  • Member, KU Basketball Team
  • National Player of the Year 1923
  • Elected 2011

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Paul Endacott’s accomplishments on KU’s basketball courts are surpassed only by his outstanding work in the petroleum industry and his many contributions to the university.

He led Kansas to consecutive Helms Foundation national championships in 1922 and 1923.  He was named Helms Foundation Player of the Year in 1923 and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1972.  After college Paul joined Phillips Petroleum Company and rose to the position of president and CEO. The KU School of Engineering awarded him the Distinguished Engineering Service Award in 1991.