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Gorman Burnett

Gorman "Hamp" Burnett, D.D.S.


At Rochester:

  • Football and track letterman who debuted with 1944 gridiron team, the first coached by Elmer Burnham (Rochester's all-time victory leader)
  • Arrived on campus as a member of the Navy V-12 program after serving on active duty at several locations, including the Atlantic Coast anti-submarine patrol in SBD Divebombers
  • Attended Hobart College for one semester before coming to Rochester
  • Captain of the football team as a senior


  • A 1950 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine & Dentistry