Jonas Howard Ingram


Jonas Ingram

College Football Hall of Fame 1968

Date of Birth: October 15, 1886, Jeffersonville, Indiana

Date of Death: September 10, 1952, San Diego, California (65 years old)


Admiral Jonas H. Ingram died at the San Diego Naval Hospital

Did you know?

Jonas Ingram attended Jeffersonville High School and Culver Military Academy in

Culver, Indiana, then was appointed to the United States Naval Academy in 1903.

Jonas Ingram was the commissioner of the All-American Football Conference (AAFC)

for two years, 1947 and 1948.

He is an American Hero in every sense of the word.  He earned the Navy Cross, three

Distinguished Service Medals and the Purple Heart.

His birth date is published in many places but with conflicting dates.  Some say 1886

and others say 1887.


Teams: (Coach)

1915 United States Naval Academy Midshipmen - Head Coach

1916 United States Naval Academy Midshipmen - Head Coach

1917 United States Naval Academy Midshipmen - Head Coach

Teams: (Commissioner)

1947 All-American Conference (AAFC) - Commissioner

1948 All-American Conference (AAFC) - Commissioner


United States Naval Academy












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