June 21, 1890|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
Douglas Lawson (June 21, 1890 – ?) was an American football player and coach. He was the head football coach at Williams College from 1925 to 1927. He also served as an assistant football coach at Columbia University and Brown University.
Head coaching record
|Williams Ephs (Independent) (1925–1927)|
- "WILLIAMS SIGNS LAWSON AGAIN". The Christian Science Monitor. January 24, 1927.
- "Lawson Williams Coach". The Lewiston Daily Sun. January 24, 1927.
- "WILLIAMS RETAINS LAWSON; Dispels Rumors That Football Mentor Would Not Be Re-engaged". The New York Times. January 9, 1926.
- "LAWSON WITHDRAWS NAME AT WILLIAMS; Will Not Consider Reappointment as Head Football Coach for Fourth Term; DECISION IS HIS OWN; To Help Authorities Who Desire Coaches to Be Members of Educational Staff". The New York Times. December 16, 1927.
- "Doug Lawson, Football Coach at Williams Three Years, Refuses Reappointment: Former Harvard Lineman Opposed In Some Quarters 'For Best Interests of Williams,' He Says in Making Known Decision--His Teams Have Lost to Amherst Three Straight Years". The Hartford Courant. December 16, 1927.
- "C. CALDWELL NAMED COACH AT WILLIAMS; Ex-Princeton Star Appointed to Football Post--Lawson Line Mentor at Brown". The New York Times. January 27, 1928.
- Harvard Class Album. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press. 1913. p. 161.