W. C. Raftery

Male, Person

1887 –


Who is W. C. Raftery?

William Caulfield "Bill" Raftery was the 17th head football coach for the Virginia Military Institute Keydets located in Lexington, Virginia and he held that position for ten seasons, from 1927 until 1936. He was born in Worcester, Massachusetts. His career coaching record at VMI was 38 wins, 55 losses, and 5 ties. This ranks him fifth at VMI in total wins and 19th at VMI in winning percentage.

Raftery had entered the pharmaceutical business in Ashland, Virginia in 1948, retiring in 1960. He died at his home in Ashland, Virginia in 1965. He was buried in Lexington, Virginia.

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Jul 28, 1887

on July 23, 2013


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