Harry Arista Mackey
|Harry Arista Mackey|
|Mayor of Philadelphia|
|Preceded by||W. Freeland Kendrick|
|Succeeded by||J. Hampton Moore|
June 26, 1869|
|Died||October 17, 1938
|Alma mater||Lafayette College|
Born in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, and a native of Bangor, Pennsylvania, Mackey was educated at the Scranton High School, Keystone Academy, Lafayette College, and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He played football and baseball at Lafayette, where he captained both squads during the 1889–90 academic year. At Penn, he played football from 1891 to 1893, serving as team captain in 1893.
Mackey was admitted to the bar in Philadelphia in 1894. He served as the head football coach at Pennsylvania Military College, now Widener University, in 1894, and at the University of Virginia in 1895, compiling a career college football coaching record of 12–5.
Head coaching record
|Pennsylvania Military Cadets (Independent) (1894)|
|Virginia Cavaliers (Independent) (1895)|
- "Milestones, Oct. 31, 1938". Time Magazine. October 31, 1938.
- "MACKEY THEIR NEW CAPTAIN.". The New York Times. December 6, 1892. Retrieved May 1, 2011.
- University of Pennsylvania: its history, influence, equipment and characteristics; with biographical sketches and portraits of founders, benefactors, officers and alumni, Volume 2. 1902.
- "EX-MAYOR MACKEY OF PHILADELPHIA; City's Executive, 1928–31, Also Lawyer, Dies—III Since Auto Accident in August WAS REPUBLICAN LEADER Split With Vare Machine in '28 After Long Association—Aided Pinchot to 1930 Victory Elected Mayor in 1927 Entered Polities Early". The New York Times. October 18, 1938. Retrieved May 1, 2011.
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