Hammond Johnson

Hammond Johnson

Johnson pictured in The Bomb 1904, VMI yearbook
Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1883-04-19)April 19, 1883
New Bern, North Carolina
Died May 17, 1919(1919-05-17) (aged 36)
near Cochem, Germany
Alma mater Virginia Military Institute (1904)
University of Virginia (1907)
Playing career
1901–1903 VMI
1904–1906 Virginia
Position(s) Halfback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1907 Virginia
1908 Georgia
Head coaching record
Overall 6–3–1 (football)
20–2 (baseball)
Accomplishments and honors
All-Southern (1904)

Edward Hammond Johnson[1] (April 19, 1883 – May 17, 1919) was an American football player and coach of football and baseball. He served as the head football coach at the University of Virginia for one season in 1907, compiling a record of 6–3–1. Johnson was also the head baseball coach at the University of Georgia for one season in 1908, tallying a mark of 20–2.

Johnson was a native of Norfolk, Virginia. He graduated from the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) in 1904. Johnson died near Cochem, Germany while stationed during World War I of apoplexy in 1919.[2][3] He and Ira Branch Johnson were brothers.

Head coaching record


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Virginia Cavaliers (South Atlantic Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1907)
1907 Virginia 6–3–1
Virginia: 6–3–1
Total: 6–3–1


  1. University of Virginia (1922). Alumni Bulletin of the University of Virginia. University of Virginia Press. ISSN 0195-8798. Retrieved 2015-04-05.
  2. Virginia Military Institute; Anderson, J.R. (1920). Record of service in the world war of V. M. I. alumni and their alma mater. The Richmond press inc. Retrieved 2015-04-05.

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