American football coachDied when: 74 years 302 days (897 months)
Star Sign: Virgo
Francis George Welch (August 21, 1895 – June 19, 1970) was an American football player and coach, track and field coach, and college athletics administrator.
He was of the first three coaches to be selected for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Track and Field Hall of Fame and is a member of the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame.
In 1960, Emporia State University named the football stadium Francis G.Welch Stadium to honor his legacy.