Yost, Fielding Harris, 1871-1946

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Birth 1871-04-30
Death 1946-08-20

Biographical notes:

Football coach and athletic director of University of Michigan.

From the description of Fielding Harris Yost papers, ca. 1900-1971. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423419

Fielding H. Yost was born in Fairview, West Virginia on April 30, 1871. After graduating from West Virginia University in 1897, he accepted the position of football coach at Ohio Wesleyan University. He took similar positions at the University of Nebraska (1898), the University of Kansas (1899), and Stanford (1900). In 1901, he came to the University of Michigan serving as head football coach (1901-1923 and 1925-1927) and director of intercollegiate athletics from 1921 to 1941. Yost died August 20, 1946.

From the guide to the Fielding Harris Yost Papers, ca. 1898-1971, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

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  • Athletics--Michigan--Ann Arbor
  • Motion picture industry
  • Prohibition
  • Football
  • Football--Michigan--Ann Arbor
  • Athletics
  • Scouts and scouting
  • Prohibition--Michigan

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