J. G. Bannon
Bannon at Maryland in 1892
May 1, 1874|
|Died||January 19, 1937
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
Joseph George Bannon (May 1, 1874 – January 19, 1937) was an American college football coach. He served as the head coach at the Maryland Agricultural College (now the University of Maryland) in 1894.
Bannon was born in Maryland on May 1, 1874. His great-grandfather was an officer in the rebellious Irish army during the Rebellion of 1798. His father, Michael Bannon, was born in County Tyrone, Ireland in 1827 and emigrated to the United States, where he arrived in Baltimore in 1847 with only ten cents. He worked as a teacher and eventually received an education in law and established a real estate business. Michael Bannon entered politics in Anne Arundel County and served as a Maryland State Senator. His brother, James P. Bannon, was a prominent Anne Arundel County politician and lawyer.
Bannon attended the Maryland Agricultural College (now the University of Maryland), where he played on the football team as an end from 1892 to 1894. Bannon served as the head coach during the 1894 season and amassed a 4–3 record. He graduated from Maryland with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1895. Bannon died in Jessup, Maryland on January 19, 1937.
Head coaching record
|Maryland Aggies (Maryland Intercollegiate Football Association) (1894)|
- JOSEPH G BANNON BITES, The Baltimore Sun, January 20, 1937.
- The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland: A Genealogical and Biographical Review from Wills, Deeds and Church Records, pp. 324–325, Kohn & Pollock, 1905.
- Michael Bannon, MSA SC 3520-1656, Archives of Maryland, Biographical Series, retrieved October 4, 2011.
- Judge Elliott Finds No Grounds For Conspiracy Charge SUIT FILED AGAINST FAIT Detective Agency Also Made Party To Claim Of $10,000 By Man Just Dismissed, The Baltimore Sun, May 27, 1914.
- J. P. BANNON INSANE; So Declared By Jury Of Inquiry In Anne Arundel WAS PROMINENT IN POLITICS Petition Was Filed By Joseph G. Bannon, Of Baltimore, Brother Of The Unfortunate Man, The Baltimore Sun, January 3, 1907.
- All-Time Lettermen (PDF), 2007 Terrapin Football Record Book, p. 19, University of Maryland, 2007.
- 2007 Terrapin Football Record Book, p. 2.
- C. G. Church (ed.), Alumni Record of the Maryland Agricultural College, p. 9, 1914.