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John J. Mack (1870 - August 29, 1923), was the
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track coach.


Biography

John J. Mack was born in
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Cleveland
, Ohio in 1870. He began working as an athletic trainer in Clinton, Iowa in 1896. He went on to work at the
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and the University of Maine before being hired by Yale in 1905. He died from pneumonia in Revere, Massachusetts, Revere, Massachusetts on August 29, 1923.


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{{DEFAULTSORT:Mack, John J. 1870 births 1923 deaths Sportspeople from Cleveland Yale Bulldogs coaches College track and field coaches in the United States