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Gordon Johnston

Born: May 25, 1874

Death: Mar 8, 1934

Birthplace: Birmingham

Nationality: United States

Gordon Johnston

Date of Birth : May 25, 1874
Date of Death : Mar 8, 1934
Birth Place : Birmingham

Gordon Johnston, was an American soldier, Medal of Honor recipient and football player and coach. He played at the tackle position for Princeton University and served as the head coach of the University of North Carolina football team in 1896. He served as an officer in the United States Army during the Spanish-American War, the Philippine-American War and World War I, and received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Philippine-American War.

Also known as

  • Gordon Jonston


  • Robert Daniel Johnston
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