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Walter S. 'Tam' Rose


Tam Rose

Date of Birth: December 5, 1888, in Tonawanda, New York

Date of Death: October 2, 1961, in Tonawanda, New York (72 years old)



Did you know?

Walter Rose was captain of the 1915 Syracuse University football team.

After his football career, he became a physical education teacher at Tonawanda High

School, teaching there from 1922 until he retired in 1958.

Walter S. Rose was married to Bill Misner's sister.  Misner was also a member of the

1921 Tonawanda Kardex football team.


Teams: (Player)

1921 Tonawanda Kardex (APFA)

Teams: (Coach)

1916 Syracuse University - Head Coach (Freshmen)



Syracuse University