Yale athletes_Harriman, Rockefeller, Taft et al_1915

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Athletes Are Sons of the Nations Heads New Haven, Coim , .Ian. 23.—To th«* Ion i roll of sons of «'luinent men and men aft«'rwards «-minent who have played on Yale athletic ti-ams is added added this year Fharley Taft and Newel! (iarfield. Charley is a sou of ex-Prea idem Taft and .\ew«'U is a grandson of iae aHHUHsinHt«*d president They are fixtuies of th«> winter’s basket hall 8«iven. Fdward Roland Harriman, son of the lute Fdward H Harriman, ha« been on one of the three ’varsity crew squads all last pall and gives promise of being one of the members of the 'varsity eight or four when Vale meets «cveral Harvard cr«-ws In June in the main FH regatta of the season .Another member of a prominent American famHy who is In line for a place on a Yale athletic team is William William Avery Rot-kefellcr, son of William William Itockefeller, of the class of *91. and grandBon of William Uock«*f«»ller, the Standard OH and railroad magnate. magnate. He rowed on the Yale fresh man crew last fall, and seems certain to inak*' the r«'giilar I'.HK boat in its races for t!'.!* t-oming season. 'I'ait and •.arfi«-ld w «'!•«• sehooliua(«'S before they lam«- to Yah* Tliey pro- PHH'd at the 'I’aft seliool, Watertown.' C«mn.. wh«>re Horuee Tart, brother of ex Pr«‘Sldent Taft, 1» principal Holh wer«' on th«> Taft basket ball t«>am for two s«'usoiiH. Both ar«* ex«-eptionally tall. Taft is tised at guard, (ìarti«*Id at «-enter (iarti«*Ul played in only four ganu's of the Christmas trip, hut Taft was in evory one Hohhv Htow', th«v Yal«' <-oa«‘h, culls lilm a g«'nuine find. They are i>oth freslim**n. Harriman Harriman had thre«' years at r«iw ing at th«‘ (»rtvton Bchool. He rowed on the Yah' fr«'8hman crew last year Yale has, it 1» b«*H**v«*d, tiad more »cions of prominent .\m«*rlcan famlUeB among its Hthlet*»s than any other university. university. Fs I’resident 'Paft row«-«i on his «-lass <-rew while at Yale, us did William C Whitney, Clev«>laiul’8 see retary of the navy. Whitney's son, Payne Whitney, row«*«! for three years on Yale crews, and captained (he varsity varsity eight as a Kenior in 1“‘*K. His brother. Harrp P Whitney, rowed on his IKiH class crew Charlie I'alr- hanks, son of the former vice presi- d«;nt, was a memoer of the Yale basket basket hall team, and Jimmy Wadsworth, the new Fnn»ire state senator, was one of Yale's best tlrst hasi'inen In 189K. Charlie Littlefli'ld, son of the .Maine congressman, was also a tirst baseman in 19t*3. If you can't get Hanfi»rd'« Balaam write '}. C. Hanford Mfg Co., Syta- <*ise, N, Y.. Two slz“s. f»hc. $t.

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  1. The Evening Review,
  2. 23 Jan 1915, Sat,
  3. Page 6

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