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Charles G. McAnally

Hall of Fame


Inducted 1974


University of Pennsylvania

Charles G. McAnally first played lacrosse during his sophomore year at the University of Pennsylvania. Two years later, in his senior year, he was captain of the Southern Division Champion Penn team and named to the All-America first team at third attack. As an engineering student he was a member of several academic organizations including the Sigma Tau Honorary Engineering Fraternity, the Hexigon Senior Society, and the Engineering Association of which he was president. He graduated from Penn in 1922.

Following graduation, McAnally continued his dual interests in lacrosse and engineering. From 1922 to 1930, he played for both the Philadelphia Lacrosse Club and the Pennsylvania Athletic Club and was a member of the Philadelphia Engineer's Club. He also helped coach the Penn freshman team and promote lacrosse at the high school level in the Philadelphia Area.

McAnally was active in civic clubs and organizations throughout his career, including over 23 years of service to the Lions Club. He was both president and secretary of this organization and had 23 years of perfect attendance to his record.