Foster Rockwell Photo

Foster Rockwell

Born: Aug 15, 1880

Death: Jan 26, 1942

Birthplace: Vermont

Profession: Businessperson

Nationality: United States

Foster Rockwell

Date of Birth : Aug 15, 1880
Date of Death : Jan 26, 1942
Birth Place : Vermont

Foster Haven Rockwell was an All-American football player and hotelier. A native of Vermont, Rockwell played football at Yale University and was selected as the quarterback on the 1902 College Football All-America Team and was a member of Skull and Bones. He later served the head football coach at Yale in 1906, leading the team to a national championship. He also coached football at the United States Naval Academy. In 1911, Rockwell moved to Arizona where he owned and operated the Hotel Adams in Phoenix for more than 20 years. He was also the founder of the Arizona Hotel Association. Rockwell died in Phoenix at age 61 in 1942.

Profession


  • Businessperson
  • American football player
  • Football Coach

Also known as


  • Foster Haven Rockwell
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