Edgar Wrightington Photo

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.


  • Charles W. Wrightington
  • Catherine G. Schermerhorn

Awards Won

  • College Football All-America Team
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