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Harrie Dadmun
Tackle, End, Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1894-06-25)June 25, 1894
Place of birth: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Date of death: September 15, 1980(1980-09-15) (aged 86)
Place of death: Lincoln, Massachusetts
Career information
College: Tufts University
Harvard University
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Canton Bulldogs (1920)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Harrie Holland Dadmun (June 25, 1894 – September 15, 1980) was an American stockbroker and professional football player.

Early lifeEdit

Dadmun was born on June 25, 1894 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He played college football at Tufts College. After two years, he transferred to Harvard University. In 1916, he was elected the captain of Harvard squad.[1] That year, Dadmun was named first team All-American by Walter Camp, Walter Eckersall, and Fielding H. Yost and second team All-American by the United Press and International News Service. He graduated in 1917 and joined the United States Navy. He served in France during World War I and was discharged with the rank of ensign.[2]

Professional footballEdit

Dadmun spent two years of the American Professional Football Association, the forerunner to the National Football League, with the Canton Bulldogs and the New York Brickley Giants.

Business careerEdit

In 1930, Dadmun co-founded the stock brokerage firm of Lang and Dadmun. He served as the firm's president until his retirement in the 1970s.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Dadmun resided in Arlington for many years. He served as chairman of the town's school committee. In 1950, he moved to Lincoln, Massachusetts. He died on September 15, 1980 at Emerson Hospital in Concord, Massachusetts.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "DADMUN HARVARD CAPTAIN.; Right Guard Succeeds Gilman as Leader of Football Team." (in en-US). The New York Times. 1916-03-18. ISSN 0362-4331. https://www.nytimes.com/1916/03/18/archives/dadmun-harvard-captain-right-guard-succeeds-gilman-as-leader-of.html.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Harrie Dadmun, Was Stockbroker, Football Captain At Harvard; At 86". The Boston Globe. September 17, 1980.
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