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 Walter H. Eckersall

Walter H. Eckersall

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 24 Mar 1930 (aged 42)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section B Division 1 Lot 53
Memorial ID 9840 · View Source
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College Football Player, Journalist. A pioneering football great, he played for the University of Chicago from 1904 to 1906. His drop-kick punting abilities helped the team to maintain a 56-game winning streak. He was later a sportswriter for the "Chicago Tribune", and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 4 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9840
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Walter H. Eckersall (17 Jun 1887–24 Mar 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9840, citing Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .