Walter H. Eckersall

Walter H. Eckersall

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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  • Added: 3 Jun 2000
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : 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 .