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Past President Profile – Francis Andrews & Slip Madigan

Oct 26, 2015, 5:06 PM EST

Slip Madigan

In honor of the Monogram Club’s 100-year anniversary celebration we continue our look at each of the Club’s former presidents with our Past President Profile.

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This post showcases Francis Andrews (’18, football) and Edward “Slip” Madigan (’20, football) the third and fourth Monogram Club presidents, respectively.

Andrews, who also went by Frank and Bodie, served as Club president in 1917, while Madigan became the first president to have a two-year term (1918-19). They both hailed from Illinois and they teamed up on the Notre Dame offensive line for two seasons.

Frank (Bodie) Andrews
– Came to Notre Dame from Rock Island, Illinois.
– Reserve left tackle on the 1916 Notre Dame team that went 8-1-0.
– Starting left tackle in 1917 and helped Notre Dame go 6-1-1.
– Monogram Club president in 1917.
– Went on to become a real estate promoter in California.
– In the book Shake Down The Thunder, it mentioned that as an alum Andrews had the trust of Notre Dame head coach Knute Rockne when it came to advice about recruits. The book stated that Rockne “respected Andrews’s judgment as well as his ability to keep a secret”.

Edward (Slip) Madigan
– A native of Ottawa, Illinois.
– Reserve center for the 1916 Notre Dame squad that posted an 8-1-0 mark.
– Starting right guard in 1917 as the team went 6-1-1.
– A reserve center in 1919 as Notre Dame went 9-0-0.
– Monogram Club president 1918-19.
– Head coach of the Saint Mary’s (California) football team 1921-39.
– Head coach of the University of Iowa football team 1943-44.
– Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1974.

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