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Happy Birthday Efton James!

Posted on September 1, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Efton James, from Vandalia, Michigan was born on September 1, 1890. He played for Fielding Yost from 1912-1914 during the “independent” years when Michigan was out of the Western Conference. James was an end who did not start any games during his career, but was a letter winner on some pretty good teams (1913 team was 6-1-0 and 1914 team was 6-3-0).  Efton James died overseas serving his country and the Allies in World War I on October 14, 1918. Rest in Peace Wolverine!

Back Row

Trainer Steve Farrell, John Lyons, Efton James, Director Philip Bartelme, Maurice Dunn, Ernest Hughitt, manager John S. Leonard

Middle Row

Karl Staatz, William Cochran, William Watson, captain Jim Raynsford, Coach Fielding Yost, Frank McHale, Lewis Reimann, Leland Benton

Front Row

Clyde Bastian, James Catlett, John Maulbetsch, Tom Bushnell, Laurence Splawn

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