Jimmy Johnson (quarterback)
|Date of birth:||June 6, 1879|
|Place of birth:||Edgerton, Wisconsin, United States|
|Date of death:||January 19, 1942(aged 62)|
|Place of death:||San Juan, Puerto Rico, U.S. Territory|
Career highlights and awards
Johnson was born on June 6, 1879 in Edgerton, Wisconsin. Johnson, a full-blooded Stockbridge Indian, attended Carlisle Indian Industrial School from 1899-1903 where he starred on the Carlisle football team. Coached by Pop Warner, the team was composed entirely of American Indian students and was a true national powerhouse in the early 20th century. In 1903,Walter Camp named Johnson as the All-American quarterback. Johnson also served as Carlisle's team captain in the same season. Following his career at Carlisle, Johnson enrolled in Northwestern's Dental School and played on the football team during the 1904 and 1905 seasons. Following his playing career, Johnson became a dental surgeon in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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