George H. Lamson

American sports coach and museum curator

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George H. Lamson
Biographical details
Born(1882-04-08)April 8, 1882
Malden, Massachusetts
DiedDecember 4, 1931(1931-12-04) (aged 49)
New York, New York
Alma materMassachusetts, Yale
Playing career
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Head coaching record
Overall4–9 (football)
12–13–1 (baseball)

George Herbert Lamson Jr. (April 8, 1882 – December 4, 1931) was an American football and baseball coach and museum curator.[1] He served as the head football coach at the University of Connecticut from 1906 to 1907, compiling a record of 4–9.[2] He was also the head baseball coach at Connecticut from 1906 to 1908, tallying a mark of 12–13–1. Lamson was a star shortstop on the baseball team at Connecticut before graduating in 1902.[3] Lamson was found dead on December 4, 1931, at the Taft Hotel in New York City.[4]

Head coaching record


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Connecticut Aggies (Athletic League of New England State Colleges) (1906–1907)
1906 Connecticut 2–4 0–1
1907 Connecticut 2–5 0–1
Connecticut: 4–9 0–2
Total: 4–9


  1. ^ "George Lamson". Find a Grave. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
  2. ^ Who's who in New England. Marquis. 1907. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
  3. ^ "LOOKOUT". University of Connecticut. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
  4. ^ "End Comes Suddenly To Storrs Professor; Prof. Lamson Dies, Mother Soon Follows—Shock on Learning of Death of Storrs Dean in New York Fatal to East Hampton, Woman, 80". Hartford Courant. Hartford, Connecticut. December 5, 1931. p. 1. Retrieved December 3, 2018 – via open access.

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