Reuben F. Booth

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Reuben F. Booth
Reuben F Booth.jpg
Booth pictured in The Bell Clapper 1905, Kansas State yearbook
Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1878-06-17)June 17, 1878
Died March 15, 1953(1953-03-15) (aged 74)
Olathe, Kansas
Playing career
1899–1902 Northwestern
Position(s) Third baseman (baseball)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1904 Kansas State
Head coaching record
Overall 1–6

Reuben Fletcher Booth (June 7, 1878 – March 15, 1953) was an American football and baseball player and coach. He served as the ninth head football coach at Kansas State Agricultural College, now Kansas State University, holding the position for one season in 1904 and compiling a record of 1–6.

Booth attended high school in Evanston, Illinois, and graduated from Northwestern University in 1903 with a degree in mathematics. He played third base for Northwestern's baseball team, and lettered for the football team at Northwestern in 1901 and 1902.[1]

After graduation, Booth moved to Kansas State in Manhattan, Kansas, to work as an assistant in the mathematics department.[1] He coached the football team during the 1904 season. Booth also reportedly coached the Kansas State baseball team in 1905.[1]

In 1906-1907 Booth attended graduate school at the University of Chicago, and was at Purdue University the following year. He later settled permanently in Olathe, Kansas.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Kansas State Aggies (Independent) (1904)
1904 Kansas State 1–6
Kansas State: 1–6
Total: 1–6


  1. ^ a b c Willard, Julius (1940). History of Kansas State College of Agriculture and Applied Science. Kansas State College Press. pp. 499, 505–06.