Richard Luman
Luman from 1925 "Yale Banner & Pot Pourri"
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Date of birth: (1900-04-26)April 26, 1900
Place of birth: Wyoming
Career history
Yale (1924)
Career highlights and awards
* Consensus All-American (1924)

Richard John Luman (April 26, 1900 – April 26, 1973) was an American football and basketball player. He played college football for Yale University and was a consensus selection at the end position on the 1924 College Football All-America Team.

Luman was raised in Pinedale, Wyoming, and attended preparatory school at Phillips Exeter Academy.[1] He attended college at Yale University, where he was a member of the football and basketball teams. As an end for the Yale Bulldogs football team, he was a consensus first-team All-American.[2] In basketball, he played at the center position and was selected as the captain of the 1924–25 Yale basketball team.[3]

He died in 1973 and was buried at the Mount Olivet Cemetery in Cheyenne, Wyoming.[4]


  1. 1925 Yale Banner & Pot Pourri (yearbook), p. 96.
  2. "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections". National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 4. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
  3. "Yale Five Elects Luman: Unanimously Names Veteran Centre Captain for Next Season". The New York Times. March 20, 1924.
  4. "Richard J. Luman". Find a Grave.
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