DeCamps c. 1899
|Virginia Tech Hokies — No. N/A|
|Date of birth: 1878|
|Place of birth: Greenville, South Carolina|
Virginia Tech (1899–1901)
|Career highlights and awards|
|*All-Southern substitute (1901)|
Christie Jean Baptiste "Kit" DeCamps (1878 – 24 August 1951) was a war veteran, civil engineer and college football player who played for the Virginia Tech Hokies football team of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute.
DeCamps was a prominent quarterback for the Virginia Tech Hokies football team of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute. He was considered very fast. He also spent three years at Furman University and a year at Richmond College.
- Captain William Luke deCamps (July 6, 1911 - May 12, 1991), served in the 111th Field Artillery battalion of the 29th Infantry Division during Operation Overlord.
- Lois Sykes Decamps (1912–1991), married the diplomat George H. Steuart on May 28, 1938 in Wallacetown Virginia.
- Charles Decamps (1914-1991), who served in Italy during WW2
Kit DeCamps died on 24 August 1951.
- Ghislain Modeste Decamps at Findagrave Retrieved 18 July 2018
- Mary E. Hahn at findagrave Retrieved 18 July 2018
- Family Search Retrieved 6 May 2015
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- Walter Camp (1902). Spalding's Football Guide. p. 104. https://archive.org/stream/officialnational05nation#page/104/.
- "Bugle". 1936. p. 373. http://spec.lib.vt.edu/archives/bugle/bugl1936/1936_BUGLE.pdf.
- ""All Southern" Eleven". The State. February 7, 1902.
- Oscar P. Schmidt. "Football in the Southern Colleges". The Official National Collegiate Athletic Association Football Guide: 129. https://books.google.com/books?id=Xws7AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA129.
- The Purple and Gold. Chi Psi Fraternity. 1898. p. 152. https://books.google.com/books?ei=8udJVeGjPMexggTv_YCgAw&id=yC0UAAAAIAAJ&dq=.
- "Christie J. B. Decamps". http://www.fold3.com/page/631988984_christie_j_b_decamps/.
- Lois Catherine Sykes at WikiTree Retrieved 20 July 2018
- DDay Overlord.com Retrieved May 2015
- DeCamps family bible, unpublished