Football Captains


This photograph shows two students dressed in football uniforms and identifies them as:

Henry Thornton Bowles (left), Captain of the Isthmian football team – who attended St. Paul’s School from 1892 to 1895 and is a member of the Form of 1894.

Edwin Prall Campbell (right), Captain of the School football team – who attended St. Paul’s School from 1889 to 1895 and is a member of the Form of 1894. The Autumn 1949 edition of the Alumni Horae (pg. 118) contains this information about Campbell:

He attended the School from 1889 to 1895 and was graduated from the Sheffield Scientific School of Yale in 1898. For many years he was a member of the New York Stock Exchange and of the stock exchange firm of H. G. Campbell & Co. Since 1941 he had lived at Marlow, N. H., where he devoted his time to his home and garden. He was a member of the Society of Colonial Wars, the Huguenot Society of America, and the St. Nicholas Society. He was a brother of Henry Godwin Campbell, ’92, of Brookfield, Conn.

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Kimball, Willis G. C. "Football Captains." St. Paul's School. Ohrstrom Library Digital Archives. Web. 20 Jan. 2019.

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2 responses to “Football Captains”

  1. Ting says:

    Hi, I came across a photo in my father’s album. It’s a picture that looks quite old (similar to the ones above) of a portrait of a football player with SPS on his jersey. If there’s an email where I can send someone the copy, please let me know.



  2. Lisa Laughy says:

    Hello Ting –

    I am sending an email to you directly. Looking forward to seeing your photograph!

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