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Arthur Joseph 'Art' Rooney Sr.


Art Rooney

Pro Football Hall of Fame 1964

Date of Birth: January 27, 1901, in Coulterville, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: August 25, 1988, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (87 years old)


Pittsbugh Post-Gazette - Published 08/26/88

Deseret News - Published 8/25/88

Did you know?

Art Rooney attended St. Peter's Catholic School in Pittsburgh,

Duquesne University Prep School, then several semesters at Indiana

Normal School before completing a final year at Georgetown University

on an athletic scholarship.



1933 - 1988 Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) Owner


Georgetown University, Duquesne University












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