John Ethan Hill

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1865 – 1941


Who was John Ethan Hill?

Dr. John Ethan Hill was an American mathematician and the eighth head college football coach for the West Virginia University Mountaineers located in Morgantown, West Virginia and he held that position for the 1900 season. He was born in Mystic, Connecticut in 1865. His coaching record at West Virginia was 4 wins, 3 losses, and 0 ties. As of the conclusion of the 2007 season, this ranks him 27th at West Virginia in total wins and 19th at West Virginia in winning percentage.

He died on July 2, 1941 at Brooklyn, New York. He was buried at Elm Grove Cemetery in Mystic.


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