J. P. Linn

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J. P. Linn
Biographical details
Born(1870-02-24)February 24, 1870
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
DiedJune 9, 1949(1949-06-09) (aged 79)
Redwood Falls, Minnesota
Playing career
early 1890sWashington & Jefferson[1]
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1895Western U. of Pennsylvania
Head coaching record

James Patterson Linn (February 24, 1870 – June 9, 1949) was an American football coach. He served and the head football coach at the Western University of Pennsylvania—now known as the University of Pittsburgh—in 1895, compiling a record of 1–6.

Linn was born in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania in 1870.[2][3] He died in Redwood Falls, Minnesota in 1949 and was buried in Redwood Falls Cemetery.[4][5]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Western University of Pennsylvania (Independent) (1895)
1895 Western University of Pennsylvania 1–6
Western University of Pennsylvania: 1–6
Total: 1–6


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ White, A.D. (1963). The Lyles of Washington County, Pennsylvania: being an account of the origin, migrations and generations of the family. Enterprise Press. Retrieved May 14, 2015.
  3. ^ "Full text of "General catalogue of the McCormick theological seminary of the Presbyterian church, Chicago, Illinois"". archive.org. Retrieved May 14, 2015.
  4. ^ "James Patterson Linn (1870 - 1949) - Find A Grave Memorial". findagrave.com. Retrieved May 14, 2015.
  5. ^ "Person Details for James Patterson Linn, "Minnesota, Death Index, 1908-2002" — FamilySearch.org". familysearch.org. Retrieved May 14, 2015.

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