Dr. John M. Tutt

Dr. John M. Tutt (HMO5F)

Location: Augusta, GA 30901 Richmond County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 27.999', W 81° 58.939'

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1886 - 1968

Revered as a teacher and a coach,"Professor Tutt" began his careerunder the leadership of Miss LucyC. Laney at Haines Institute, wherehe remained from 1906 to 1949, longer than anyone else. From LincolnUniversity (Pennsylvania), he recievedthe Bachelor of Science and theBachelor of Arts degrees; the BradleyNatural Science Medal, the highesthonor a Lincoln scholar could achieve;and the Doctor of Pedagogy (1946)He did further study at Paine Collegeand Columbia University ? His academicexecellence was matched in the athleticarena. He coached his Haines' footballteam to an undefeated season in 1916,and in 1929 his Haines team beatSouth Carolina State College, Claflin,Paine, Benedict and Allen University?Well rounded, he was a lifelong member of Christ Presbyterian Church,Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and Friends of America. He was the firstAfrican-American to referee a college football game in the SouthernIntercollegiate Athletic Conference.He was posthumously inducted intothe SIAC Hall of Fame in 1997 and the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in2007. "Professor Tutt" had an extraordinary influence on hundredsof young men.

Erected by The African American Historical Committee SponsorsEdward M. McIntyre, Sr. - Founder
HM NumberHMO5F
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 4:48am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 408720 N 3703453
Decimal Degrees33.46665000, -81.98231667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 27.999', W 81° 58.939'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 27' 59.94" N, 81° 58' 56.34" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1322-1340 Laney Walker Blvd, Augusta GA 30901, US
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