CH James Naismith


CH Naismith

Chaplain Naismith

As “March Madness” makes its annual appearance on the American sports scene, fans that understand the history of basketball know Dr. James Naismith invented the game in 1891.  What many fans probably don’t know about Naismith is that he served as a chaplain in the Army National Guard and as a volunteer chaplain in France during World War I.  Click the link below to read the full article by Dr. Mark W. Johnson, US Army Chaplain Corps Historian.

 

Chaplain Naismith

 

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