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Edgar Wrightington

Born: Jul 30, 1875

Death: Oct 31, 1945

Birthplace: Brookline

Nationality: United States

Edgar Wrightington

Date of Birth : Jul 30, 1875
Date of Death : Oct 31, 1945
Birth Place : Brookline

Edgar Newcomb Wrightington was an All-American football player and coach. He played as a back for the Harvard University football team and was selected for the All-American team in 1895. He served as Harvard's football coach in 1904. Wrightington later became a successful banker and oil and gas company executive. He served in various executive positions with Boston Consolidated Gas Cos., the New England Fuel and Transportation Co., and Beacon Oil Co.

Parents


  • Charles W. Wrightington
  • Catherine G. Schermerhorn

Awards Won


  • College Football All-America Team
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