Wilmer G. Crowell

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Wilmer G. Crowell
Biographical details
Born(1884-01-29)January 29, 1884
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DiedAugust 23, 1943(1943-08-23) (aged 59)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Playing career
Football
1903–1905Swarthmore
Position(s)Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1906George Washington
1907–1908Swarthmore (assistant)
1912–1913Central Manual HS (PA)
1914–1916Lafayette
Basketball
1915–1916Lafayette
Lacrosse
1909–1911Swarthmore
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1914–1916Lafayette
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
All-American (1905)

Wilmer Gardner Crowell (January 29, 1884 – August 23, 1943) was an American college football, basketball and lacrosse player and coach. He served as the head football coach at George Washington University in 1906 and at Lafayette College form 1914 to 1916.[1] Crowell died on August 23, 1943, at Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[2]

Crowell was the head referee during the 1936 NFL Championship Game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Who's Who in American Sports. National Biographical Society. 1928. Retrieved March 22, 2018.
  2. ^ "Wilmer Crowell Noted Official Dies at 60". The Morning Call. Allentown, Pennsylvania. August 24, 1943. p. 11. Retrieved March 24, 2019 – via Newspapers.com open access.

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