Penn History

Penn Athletics in the 19th Century

Athletic Association: Early Officers

This exhibit was created in 2005 by Mary D. McConaghy and by Michael T. Woods, University Archives Summer Research Fellow and an undergraduate at Penn State University

First Officers

Elected in the spring of 1874:

  • Effingham B. Morris ’75 (President)
  • G.S. Philler ’77 (Vice President)
  • William R. Philler ’75 (Treasurer)
  • S.T. Kerr ’75 (Secretary)
  • W.T. Elliott ’75 (Director)
  • H.W. Andrews ’76 (Director)
  • J.R. Fell ’77 (Director)
  • J. Murphy ’78 (Director)

Board Members, 1882

Executive Committee, 1882

Committee Chairs, 1882

  • H. Laussat Geyelin A.B. 1877 (Athletic Department)
  • Reginald Hart Class of 1879 (Rowing Department)
  • John W. Hoffman A.B. 1866 (Cricket Department)
  • Thomas G. Hunter BS 1882 (Baseball Department)
  • William M. Stewart, Jr. A.B. 1879, LL.B. 1881 (Football Department)

Presidents of the Athletic Association, 1882-1913