Ed Hake

Edward W. Hake (April 7, 1904 – September 1978) was an American football player. A native of Michigan, he played college football at the University of Pennsylvania and was a consensus selection at the tackle position on the 1927 College Football All-America Team.[1] He was also elected as the captain of the 1927 Penn football team.[2]

Ed Hake
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Penn Quakers
Personal information
Born:April 7, 1904
Died:September 1978 (aged 74)
Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career history
CollegePenn Quakers (1926–1927)
Career highlights and awards
Consensus All-American (1927)

In 1940, Hake was employed as an insurance broker and was living in Philadelphia with his wife, Celeste, and their son, Tucker.[3] He died in 1978 in Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania, at the age of 74.[4]


  1. ^ "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 5. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
  2. ^ "Hake Elected Captain of 1927 Penn Eleven". The Cornell Daily Sun. November 26, 1926.
  3. ^ 1940 U.S. Census entry for Edward W. Hake, age 35, born in Michigan. Census Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3704; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 51-572. Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census [database on-line].
  4. ^ Ancestry.com. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 [database on-line]. Edward Hake, last residence 18074 Perkiomenville, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA, born 7 Apr 1904, died September 1978, SSN issued Pennsylvania (Before 1951).