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Romney, G. Ott (George Ottinger), 1892-1973



  • Existence: 1892 - 1973

Biographical History

G. Ott Romney (1892-1973) was an American football, basketball, and track coach. He worked as a sports coach and athletic director at Montana State Agricultural College, Brigham Young University, and West Virginia University.

Brigham Young University. Dept. of Athletics. Football programs, 1928-1953 (G. Ott Romney; head football coach; George Ottinger Romney)

LC in RLIN, June 5, 1995 (Romney, G. Ott; usage: G. Ott Romney)

UPB files, June 5, 1995 (Romney, George Ottinger, 1892-1973)

NUCMC data from Montana State University--Bozeman for Max Worthington papers, 1926-1990 (Ott Romney; Montana State College basketball coach), June 21, 2006 (G. Ott Romney; also Ott Romney; BYU coach; b. 1892)

Brigham Young University, 1975: vol. 1 page 266 (Ott Romney; left university to become athletic director at West Virginia University) page 276 (G. Ott Romney; joined Physical Education Department in 1928) page 319 (replaced Eugene L. Roberts as basketball coach in 1928)

Wikipedia, via WWW, February 8, 2023: G. Ott Romney (head coach of football, basketball, and track at Montana State Agricultural College (1922-1927); football, track, and basketball coach at BYU and athletic director (1928-1936)

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Intercollegiate Athletics football programs

 File — Volume 1
Identifier: UA 28
Scope and Contents

Collection includes Brigham Young University football programs with biographical sketches and photographs of head coaches, G. Ott Romney and Edwin R. Kimball, and team members, November 17, 1928 to September 19, 1953.

Dates: 1928-1953

Oral history interview with Clayton Jenkins

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 49
Scope and Contents

Interview by Hollis Scott with Clayton Jenkins discussing Jenkins' involvement with various Chamber of Commerce concerns, and his professional career in the knit goods business. Touches upon some historical aspects of Brigham Young University and its contributions to the area economy. Includes transcript and sound recording.

Dates: 1981