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 Eddie Edenburn

Eddie Edenburn

Original Name Waldo Dane
Birth
New Concord, Muskingum County, Ohio, USA
Death 21 Sep 1934 (aged 48)
Highland Park, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Burial Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Plot Section 60, Lot 713
Memorial ID 3406 · View Source
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Race Car Official. Born Waldo Dane Edenburn, he was journalist by profession who became one of the nation’s foremost sports writers working for the Indianapolis Star and Detroit News. Turning his interest to automobile races, he played a key role in officiating as a lobbyist, event organizer and a public relations specialist, in the automobile race industry. He represented the American Automobile Association Contest Board at many major events and was Chief Steward Official for the Indianapolis 500, (1919-34). He died from uremic poisoning at age 49. He is a member of the USAC Hall of Fame, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame and the prestigious Eddie Edenburn Award is named in his honor.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 14 Aug 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3406
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eddie Edenburn (27 Sep 1885–21 Sep 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3406, citing Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .