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George P. Dyer
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Sport(s)Football
Biographical details
Born(1876-02-07)February 7, 1876
Montevideo, Uruguay
DiedJune 22, 1948(1948-06-22) (aged 72)
Santa Barbara County, California
Head coaching record
Overall3–2–1

George Palmer Dyer (February 7, 1876 – June 22, 1948)[1][2] was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the United States Military Academy in 1896, compiling a record of 3–2–1. Dyer played at Cornell University in 1893 and 1894. He later served in the United States Navy as a paymaster.[3] He married Dorothy Sturges Bell on 9 October 1901 aboard the U.S.S. Santee.[4]. [5]. They were divorced in Nevada in February 1940 [6]. He married Amelia Frances Goodrich Jarvie, born 30 June 1881 in Brooklyn, N.Y., on 21 September 1940 in Essex, Ma.[7] They lived at Yellow Jacket Ranch in Calistoga, Ca until Amelia's death on 25 July 1945. [8]

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Army Cadets (Independent) (1896)
1896 Army 3–2–1
Army: 3–2–1
Total: 3–2–1
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Buys, D.P. (1986). Walter Palmer of Charlestown and Rehoboth, Massachusetts and Stonington, Connecticut: A 400 Year (1585-1985) Family History. compiler. https://books.google.com/books?id=GSNBAAAAMAAJ. Retrieved 2015-04-14.
  2. "Person Details for George Palmer Dyer, "California Death Index, 1940-1997" — FamilySearch.org". familysearch.org. https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VPC1-5VT. Retrieved April 14, 2015.
  3. Hewett, W.T.; Holmes, F.R.; Williams, L.A. (1905). Cornell University: A History. The University Publishing Society. https://books.google.com/books?id=C0dOAAAAMAAJ. Retrieved April 14, 2015.
  4. The New York Times, October 10, 1901
  5. The Baltimore Sun, October 10, 1901
  6. The Nevada State Journal, 21 February 1940 ,
  7. Massachusetts Marriage Index 1901-1955 and 1966-1970 Ancestry.
  8. California Death Index 1940-1997 Ancestry
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