|Born||August 22, 1845|
|Died||November 3, 1922 (aged 77)|
Washington, D. C.
John Burton Hotchkiss (August 22, 1845 – November 3, 1922) was an American football coach and professor. He was deaf since the age of 9, and attended Gallaudet University, where later he was the first coach of the Gallaudet Bison football team. He is the namesake of their football field. Hotchkiss was also a writer; one of the founders and editors of the Silent World, a short-lived paper for the deaf. Hotchkiss taught English and history.
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References[edit | edit source]
- Representative Deaf Persons of the United States of America. p. 37. https://books.google.com/books?id=EzcEAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA37#v=onepage&q&f=false.
- "John Burton Hotchkiss". https://usdeafhistory.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/hotchkiss-dr-john-burton-bio.pdf.
- John V. Van Cleve. A Place of Their Own: Creating the Deaf Community in America. p. 74. https://books.google.com/books?id=eP-nI-saITYC&pg=PA74#v=onepage&q&f=false.
- The Handbook of Pidgin and Creole Studies. p. 493. https://books.google.com/books?id=AyFK3L-U_PIC&pg=PA493#v=onepage&q&f=false.
- Susan Burch. Signs of Resistance: American Deaf Cultural History, 100 to World War II. p. 43. https://books.google.com/books?id=npuFH5gNdlwC&pg=PA43#v=onepage&q&f=false.
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