Matthew Fillip “Fil” Leanderson

Matthew Fillip “Fil” Leanderson

Birth
Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
Death 2 Nov 2006 (aged 75)
Kirkland, King County, Washington, USA
Burial Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
Plot Section 14, Lot 0580, Placement L, Grave 4
Memorial ID 16633559 · View Source
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Olympic Athlete. He was a member of the University of Washington's crew that won a bronze medal in the men's four-oared shells with coxswain at the 1952 Summer Olympic Games in Helsinki. He served as the head coach at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1956 to 1959, the University of Washington from 1959 to 1967 and Western Washington University from 1977 to 1993. He was inducted into the Western Washington University Hall of Fame in 1998 and the University of Washington Hall of Fame in 2002.

Bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
  • Added: 13 Nov 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 16633559
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Matthew Fillip “Fil” Leanderson (11 Mar 1931–2 Nov 2006), Find a Grave Memorial no. 16633559, citing Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .