Dec 10, 2015, 10:32 AM EDT
This Monogram Club Past President Profile features John Wallace (’26, football), the Club’s eighth president. Wallace served as Monogram Club president in 1925.
In honor of the Monogram Club’s 100th anniversary we will take a look at each of the Club’s former presidents with our Past President Profile.
John Wallace (’26, football)
– Wallace hailed from Calumet City, Illinois.
– Played right end/tackle for four seasons (1923-26) under head coach Knute Rockne.
– Earned three Monograms.
– Wore #46.
– Was a reserve offensive tackle on the 1923 team that went 9-1.
– Earned his first Monogram as a backup right tackle on the 1924 squad that captured Notre Dame’s first national championship with a 10-0 mark.
– A starter at right end (offense) in 1925 and helped Notre Dame go 7-2-1.
– Served as Monogram Club president in 1925. Notre Dame had six varsity sports at that time (football, track/field, baseball, basketball, cross country, tennis).
– A reserve at right end on the 1926 team that posted a 9-1 record.
– Was an assistant coach under Knute Rockne in 1927. The Fighting Irish went 7-1-1 that season.
– Wallace was elected judge in Calumet City, Illinois in June of 1939.