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John Heisman

John HeismanAKA Johann Willhelm Heisman

Born: 23-Oct-1869
Birthplace: Cleveland, OH
Died: 3-Oct-1936
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Rhinelander Cemetery, Rhinelander, WI

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Football

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Namesake of the Heisman Trophy

Father: Johann M. Heisman
Mother: Sara Lehr
Wife: Evelyn McCollum Cox (m. 1903, div. 1919)

    High School: Titusville High School, Titusville, PA (1887)
    University: Brown University (attended 1887-89, transferred)
    University: University of Pennsylvania (1892)
    Coach: Head Coach, Oberlin College (1892)
    Coach: Head Coach, University of Akron (1893)
    Coach: Head Coach, Oberlin College (1894)
    Coach: Head Coach, Auburn University (1895-99)
    Coach: Head Coach, Clemson University (1900-03)
    Coach: Head Coach, Georgia Institute of Technology (1904-19)
    Coach: Head Coach, University of Pennsylvania (1920-22)
    Coach: Head Coach, Washington and Jefferson College (1923)
    Coach: Head Coach, Rice University (1924-27)

    American Football Coaches Association President (1923-24)
    College Football Hall of Fame 1954
    Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1967
    Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1970
    German Ancestry

Author of books:
The Principles of Football (1922, sports)

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