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Herman Daves

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Position  Guard/Tackle
Class  Graduate

Name  Herman Daves
Herman Daves Letter from J Herman Daves to W E B Du Bois March 14 1941
Date of birth  (1890-08-05)August 5, 1890
Place of birth  Fayetteville, Tennessee
Date of death  July 4, 1946(1946-07-04) (aged 55)
Died  Lynnville, Tennessee, United States
College  Vanderbilt Commodores football (1912, 1917–1918)

Place of death  Lynnville, Tennessee

James Herman Daves (August 5, 1890 – July 4, 1946) was a college football player.

College football

Daves was a guard and tackle for Dan McGugin's Vanderbilt Commodores of Vanderbilt University. He played on the 1912 and 1918 Vanderbilt teams, captain of the 1918 team. His play was praised during Vanderbilt's largest ever victory, a 105 to 0 over Bethel in 1912. Daves was selected All-Southern that year. He may have been All-Southern in 1918 as well. At Vanderbilt he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity. His brother Oliver Daves was an All-Southern end for the Washington and Lee Generals in 1919.

References

Herman Daves Wikipedia


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