Martin V. Bergen
|Martin V. Bergen|
Camden, New Jersey
|Died||July 8, 1941 (aged 69)
|Position(s)||Halfback, fullback (football)
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
College Football Data Warehouse
Martin Vorhees "Mike" Bergen (January 1872 – July 8, 1941) was an American football player, coach, and lawyer. He served as the head football coach at Grinnell College (1894–1895, 1902–1903, 1905) and at the University of Virginia (1896–1897), compiling a career college football record of 38–22–6. Bergen died of a heart attack at the age of 69 on July 8, 1941 in his apartment at the Racquet Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Christopher A. Bergen, United States Congressman who represented New Jersey's 1st congressional district from 1889 to 1893.
Head coaching record
|Grinnell Pioneers (Independent) (1894–1895)|
|Virginia Cavaliers (Independent) (1896–1897)|
|Grinnell Pioneers (Independent) (1902–1903)|
|Grinnell Pioneers (Independent) (1905)|
- Month and year of birth from 1900 U.S. Census entry for Martin V. Bergen, Jr., lawyer, residing in Camden, New Jersey. Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Census Place: Camden Ward 2, Camden, New Jersey; Roll: T623_957; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 36.
- "MARTIN V. BERGEN, LAWYER, ATHLETE; Former Football and Baseball Player at Princeton, Famous as Backfield Coach, Dies". The New York Times. July 9, 1941. Retrieved June 27, 2011.
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