Don Faurot (June 23, 1902–October 19, 1995) was a head football coach at the University of Missouri-Columbia during the 1930s and 1940s. He was born in Mountain Grove, Missouri. June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 191 days remaining. ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... October 19 is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The University of Missouri-Columbia (abbreviated UMC and nicknamed Mizzou) is an institution of higher learning located in Columbia, Missouri and is the main campus in the University of Missouri system. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... // Events and trends World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrination, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons such as the atomic bomb. ... Mountain Grove is a city located in Wright and Texas County, Missouri. ...
After coaching, he remained at Missouri in some capacity for a number of years. In November of 1972, Missouri's Memorial Stadium was renamed Faurot Field, and when the Missouri Tigers decided to switch back from artificial turf to grass in 1995, Faurot laid the last piece of sod onto the field. Faurot, however, passed away in October of that year at age 92. Look up November in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1972 calendar). ... Faurot Field, also known as Memorial Stadium, is a stadium in Columbia, Missouri. ... Athletics at the University of Missouri - Columbia date back to the early part of the 20th century. ...
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The papers of DonFaurot, University of Missouri football coach and athletic director, consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and publications documenting his career at the University of Missouri.
DonFaurot devoted his life to the University of Missouri, serving as both football coach and director of athletics from 1935 to 1967.
Faurot returned to the University of Missouri in 1935, where he would coach the football team from 1935 to 1956 and serve as athletic director from 1935 until his retirement in 1967.
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