George Moseley

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George Moseley
Career information
Position(s) End
College Yale
Career highlights and awards
Honors First-team All-American, 1916

George Clark Moseley was an American football player. He played at the end position for Yale University and was chosen as a first-team All-American in 1916 by Collier's Weekly, as selected by Walter Camp.[1] During World War I, Moseley served with the Lafayette Flying Corps, a group of American volunteer pilots who flew for the French. His letters written during his service in France were later published.[2] In 1937, Moseley was divorced by his wife, Ethel Spencer Moseley, at Geneva, Illinois, on grounds of desertion.[3]

His son Spencer Dumaresq Moseley was also a football star at Yale. He was captain of the 1942 team and was also an All-American.[4]

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  1. ^ "Three Colgate Men Picked By Camp for All-American Team". The Syracuse Herald. 1916-12-26. 
  2. ^ George Clark Moseley (1923). Extracts from the Letters of George Clark Moseley during the period of the Great War. 
  3. ^ "Milestones". Time (magazine). 1937-05-17. 
  4. ^ Joan Cook (1991-05-24). "S. D. Moseley, 72, Football Star at Yale And Executive, Dies". The New York Times.