John Lamb (American football)
John Henderson Lamb (February 16, 1873 – March 3, 1955) was an American football coach. He was the first head football coach the Kansas State Normal School—now known as Emporia State University—in Emporia, Kansas, serving for one season, in 1900, and compiling a record of 5–3–1. Emporia State's football team began in 1893 but played without an official head coach for the first seven seasons.
|Born||February 16, 1873|
|Died||March 3, 1955 (aged 82)|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1900||Kansas State Normal|
|Head coaching record|
Lamb was born on February 16, 1873, in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, and moved to Kansas with his father to homestead. He graduated from the College of Emporia and later trained at the Princeton Theological Seminary to become a Presbyterian minister. Lamb married Martha Rannek in Jacksonville, Illinois on May 15, 1902. He died on March 3, 1955, at a hospital in Frederick, Oklahoma.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Kansas State Normal (Independent) (1900)|
|1900||Kansas State Normal||5–3–1|
|Kansas State Normal:||5–3–1|
- "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-09-27. Retrieved 2007-12-11.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- Emporia Weekly Gazette, May 8, 1902, Emporia, Kansas
- Emporia Gazette, April 8, 1904, Emporia, Kansas
- "Rev. John Lamb Is Dead at 82". The Oklahoman. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. March 4, 1955. p. 2. Retrieved August 15, 2019 – via Newspapers.com .
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