Walter Benedict 'Ben' Dobbs
Date of Birth: August 14, 1906, in Catlettsburg, Kentucky
Date of Death: March 29, 1955, in Brampton, North Dakota (48 years old)
The Portsmouth Times - Published 04/02/55
Ben Dobbs died of a heart attack. He was the superintendent of schools in
Brampton, North Dakota at the time of his death.
Did you know?
Ben Dobbs was a star on the 1932 Ohio State freshmen team. He was hurt
in the opening game of the 1933 season and did not play college football again.
He was a successful football, baseball and basketball coach during the 1940's.
In early 1950, he suffered a heart attack but recovered enough to continue coaching
The Citadel football squad later that fall.
1937 New York Yanks (AFL II)
1937 Pittsburgh Americans (AFL II)
1940 Nebraska State Teachers College - Assistant Coach
1941 University of Maine - Assistant Coach
1944 Whitman College - Head Coach
1945 University of Idaho - Assistant Coach
1946 Whitman College - Assistant Coach
1947 Grinnell College - Assistant Coach
1949 The Citadel - Assistant Coach
1950 The Citadel - Assistant Coach
Ohio State University