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G. Randolph Manning
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G. Randolph Manning

1950 Inductee

1948 - 1953

First American Member of the FIFA Executive Council

1928 - 1948

President of the Southern New York Association

The first president of the United States Football Association and the first American to be a member of the FIFA executive committee. Manning, who was born in Germany, was one of the founders of the USFA in 1913 and served as its president until 1915, when he entered the army. He later was president of the New York state association from 1928 to 1948, was a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee and was named to the FIFA executive committee in 1948. Inducted in 1950.

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