Jack Davidson

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Jack Davidson
Personal information
Full name David Jack Davidson
Date of birth (1875-05-10)10 May 1875
Date of death 3 November 1952(1952-11-03) (aged 77)
Original team(s) Albert Park
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1898–99 Melbourne 10 (0)
1900 South Melbourne 07 (0)
Total 17 (0)
Umpiring career
Years League Role Games
1906 VFL Field umpire 1
VFL Boundary umpire 44
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1900.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Jack Davidson (10 May 1875 – 3 November 1952) was an Australian rules footballer who played for Melbourne and South Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Originally from Albert Park, Davidson had just three seasons in the VFL but later returned as a boundary umpire. He officiated in 44 matches, most notably the 1905 Grand Final, as well as field umpiring a match in the 1906 season.


  • Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.

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