Chester S. Barnard
Barnard pictured in Ozarko 1916, Missouri State yearbook (while attending the college)
October 25, 1894|
|Died||October 16, 1952
Jackson Township, Maries County, Missouri
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4 MIAA (1930, 1934, 1936–1937)
Chester Smith Barnard (October 25, 1894 – October 16, 1952) was an American football player and coach of football and basketball. He served as the head football coach at the University of Mississippi in 1924 and at Kalamazoo College from 1925 to 1941, compiling a career college football record of 67–59–17. He was a twin brother of Lester Barnard.
Barnard was the head football coach at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He held that position for 17 seasons, from 1925 until 1941. His coaching record at Kalamazoo was 63–54–17. He left Kalamazoo in 1942 to join the Navy. He committed suicide 1952 from drowning in the Gasconade River.
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