Charles Chadwick (athlete)

Charles Chadwick (November 19, 1874 – September 28, 1953) was an All-American football player and Yale strong man who graduated from Yale in 1897. His younger brother, George, was also a Yale All-American and captain of the undefeated Yale football team in 1902. He competed at the 1904 Summer Olympics. He was born in Brooklyn and died in Boston, Massachusetts.[1]

Charles Chadwick
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Yale Bulldogs
Personal information
Born:(1874-11-19)November 19, 1874
Brooklyn, New York
Died:September 28, 1953(1953-09-28) (aged 78)
Boston, Massachusetts
Career history
CollegeYale (1897)
Career highlights and awards
  • All-American (1897)

Following his athletic career at Yale, Charles got his law degree and lawyered in New York City for a few years before he became a well-known sportswriter for the New York World and a syndicated sports columnist. He also authored at least two books.


  1. ^ "Charles Chadwick". Olympedia. Retrieved February 2, 2021.

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