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Dr. Charles Hoyt Crampton

From Calobe Jackson, Jr., November 15, 2005

Below is a picture of Dr. Charles Hoyt Crampton, MD.

Born in Harrisburg (1879), he graduated from Harrisburg High in 1899. Dr. Crampton skipped undergraduate school and was admitted to Howard Medical School, from which he graduated in Dr. Charles Hoyt Crampton, MD1903. From 1917 to 1955, he volunteered as athletic trainer to Harrisburg Tech and William Penn High Schools. "Ole Doc" as he was affectionately known, was a familiar site at all athletic events, especially the Thanksgiving Day Football Game between William Penn and John Harris. 'Ole Doc" died, fifty years ago, November 15, 1955.

Calobe Jackson

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