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Charles E. Kautz
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Birth: Mar. 22, 1925
Huntington
Cabell County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 1970

He was a 1943 graduate of Huntington High School and earned his BA a Marshall in 1949 and his MA, also at Marshall, in 1952. A native of Huntington, he married the former Lucy Gawthrop. They had three daughters.

Kautz served as an assistant or head coach in all sports at Marshall at one time or another with the exception of golf, tennis and wrestling.

Charlie compiled a 74-25-1 record as a head football coach at Ceredo-Kenova, Ironton and Rock Hill high schools before joining the Marshall staff as an assistant in 1961. He was a member of the United States Marine Corps during World War II and the Korean War.

On a rainy hill side in Wayne County, West Virginia, the lives of 75 people were lost in the worst single air tragedy in NCAA sports history. Among the losses were nearly the entire Marshall University football team, coaches, flight crew, numerous fans, and supporters. The event marked a boundary by which an entire community would forever measure time... before or after "The Crash". This site is a memorial to the lives that were lost on that evening; to honor those men and women who made a mark in the hearts of a school, a community and a nation. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Birchfield Kautz (1886 - 1947)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucy Gawthrop Kautz (1928 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Spring Hill Cemetery
Huntington
Cabell County
West Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 29, 2006
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Charles E. Kautz
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Charles E. Kautz
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Charles E. Kautz
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