Charles M. “Buck” Wharton

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The state’s first football “All-American”, he was selected in 1895 and 1896 on the Walter Camp “All-American” team for his play at guard for the University of Pennsylvania. In the 56 varsity games
he played at Penn, the Quakers lost only four. Their 1894 record was 12-0 and 1895 record 14-0. He captained the 1896 team which lost only to Lafayette in a 6-4 game. For six years stating in 1931,
he was Physical Education Director at the University of Delaware. Born in Magnolia, he died in 1949 at the age of 78.

 

 

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